student researcher 
Contact us
Ed Ferroni, Ph.D., Director
Rose Fisk, Office Assistant

By mail
Benedictine University
Birck Hall, Room 348
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532


(630) 829-6565

(630) 829-6547

8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Summer Research
Research Application

"I thought my research experience was a great program for me to enhance my work skills. It was fun and exhilarating to be working full-time in scientific research."


How to Apply for Summer Research

The application period for Summer Research 2014 will be from Feb. 7 to March 10

  1. Summer research is open to all undergraduate students with a graduation date no earlier than December of the following school year (e.g. Summer Research in summer 2013- Graduation in December 2013 or later). Student applications will be reviewed and candidates chosen based on their qualifications and the needs of participating faculty. Not all students who apply for summer research will be chosen.
  2. Please consult with faculty members before you make your selection to ensure availability of spots.
  3. The application must be completed and submitted as an attachment via email to Rose Fisk ( You will receive an e-mail acknowledging receipt within two business days of submission. Please contact if you do not receive an acknowledgment.
  4. There are a limited number of summer housing grants which are awarded based on need, such as living too far from campus to reasonably commute.   If you are approved for housing you must fill out a separate summer housing request through student housing.  When you are notified, student housing will also be informed of your eligibility. If you have any questions, please contact Rose Fisk at