Undergrad students from all over the world have the unique opportunity to conduct a research project in conjunction with a USFQ faculty member in various fields of study. This program is called The Latitude Zero: Ecuador Research Initiative (LOERI).
Starting Summer 2020, USFQ will offer
online research opportunities as part of the LOERI program.
Research opportunities based on USFQ’s faculty expertise, campus facilities, and
research stations. Students are encouraged to contact
email@example.com to explore possible options.
Summer and Fall 2020 Research options:
Students who would like to start enhancing their skills and participate in LOERI should complete the
USFQ Online Application and should be accepted by the USFQ Professor/Researcher Lead.
On the USFQ Cumbayá Campus online application, check the box under Program Information that states “I plan to participate in the LOERI program” and provide the requested information. You will be contacted by USFQ with further details.
Application on a rolling basis.
firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the program or application process.
* One transcript included; extra transcripts carry additional fee
“I’ve been exposed to a lot of research experience that would be difficult to access in the U.S.”
University of New Mexico (Biology)
“I’ve never had this much one-on-one time with a professor. It’s been really helpful. It’s great to have someone point out aspects I hadn’t thought of in my studies.”
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Environmental Health Science)
“The hands-on experience in a different setting than in the U.S. helped me learn how to view things from a different perspective.”
Oregon State University (Bioengineering)