The Undergraduate Research Grants for the Environment (URGE) program at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute provides a unique opportunity for students interested in biology, natural resource management, environmental science, chemistry, and geology. Undergraduate students and their faculty mentors will receive grant funding for fulltime summer research projects. Gain valuable research experience by completing an independent research project. Acquire knowledge and technical skills that will prepare you for graduate school. Receive a $3,750 stipend, on-site housing, and partial meal support. Surround yourself with people who share the same interest in the environment as you. Applications are due by January 25, 2013 Set on 661 acres in Hastings, Michigan, Pierce Cedar Creek Institute provides students with diverse habitats including wetlands, forests, streams, lakes, and prairies making it a perfect place to conduct research.