At WSU and Virginia Tech, we are continuing our NSF-supported program (now in its third year) to send a group of 6 students in summer to the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, for a total of 8 weeks to perform research relevant to smart grid and the electric power system. This program will provide students with experience in international research and helps prepare the next generation of U.S. competitive STEM workforce. Students will also receive close research mentorship by our collaborators from the University of Strathclyde, visit several partner industries, attend seminars, participate in two professional development workshops, and present their research results in a campus-wide poster symposium.


We cover the following:

  • The cost of the trip (airfare, room, and insurance); and
  • A stipend of $500 per week.


The program is open to U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents (NSF requirement) who are a junior/senior undergraduate student or a graduate student.


If you know students who might be interested in this program, we would greatly appreciate it if you could forward this note to them. Please see for more information and the application form. The application deadline is February 15, 2019.