COVID-19 Updates

BSU is open. An initial plan to return to campus in the fall 2020 semester is now available.

 Department of Natural Sciences

Student Opportunities


Internal Programs 

  • Global Research Experience for Undergraduates
    Undergraduate students with a strong background in biology have the opportunity to work with researchers in Kenya to uncover potential health benefits of native plants with BSU’s global experience program. Get more information on the Global Reserach Experience for Undergraduates.
  • Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) Program
    The Department of Natural Science has developed a program which provide students with the opportunity to conduct research within the core Biology curriculum at BSU. Get more information on courses involved (pdf) or contact
  • McNair Scholars
    This is a nationally recognized program which provides undergraduate students with professional development and preparation for graduate school. Get more information here.
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Institute (SURI)
    This program supports research training and professional development at Bowie State University for 10-weeks during the summer. Get more information here.
  • Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
    The Department of Natural Science is a part of the Hampton Roads Consortium of LSAMP. This program offers paid summer research experience and professional development to Bowie Students. 

External Internships  

The Department of Natural Science has partnerships with the following programs: 

Learn about more external internship opportunities here (xlsx).