US-China Collaboration on Landslide Research and Student Training

NSF IRES Program at UH

Apply for the 2017 Summer Program

Program Dates

June 12 — August 5, 2017


Each year we will recruit 8 students (4 - 6 undergraduates and 2 graduates) who must meet the following criteria for the summer 2017 program:

  1. Undergraduate geoscience students entering junior or senior year (graduating after December 2017) or graduate geoscience students (graduating after December 2017)
  2. Minimum GPA 3.0 (undergraduate) and 3.25 (graduate)
  3. Undergraduate students must have completed or currently be enrolled in an introductory geoscience course, such as Physical Geology, Environmental Geology, Earth History, and Natural Hazards
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen
  5. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Financial Support

All student expenses will be covered, including:

  1. Airfare from US to China
  2. Transportation to/from airports in US and China
  3. Room and board in China
  4. Health insurance
  5. Tuition for taking a two-week Chinese language and culture course in China
  6. Weekly stipend of $500/week ($4,000 for 8 weeks)


Download the application form, fill it out, and send it to