Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Students Engaged in Naval STEM Research (SENSR)

8-10 Weeks

$600 Fall/Spring Stipends

$4,000 Summer Stipends

Supplies for Projects Covered

Travel Costs/Reimbursements Covered

The goal of the ONR-funded SENSR project is to give first research opportunities to Freshmen and Sophomore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics majors. This low-stakes research opportunity provides a modest stipend for part-time research during the semester. If successful, this first research experience could lead to additional full-time summer or part-time year-long internships.


Eligibility: Freshmen or Sophomore standing (< 60 credit hours); Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) major in the College of Science and Technology (COST), Homeland Security and Emergency Management major in College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), or other field conducting relevant Naval STEM research;  Minimum 2.5 GPA for freshmen, 2.75 GPA for sophomores.




To Apply: Download the ONR SENSR Application and complete using Microsoft Word. Complete applications should be submitted to Dr. Hintz (hintzc@savannahstate.edu) or Dr. Hayder (hayderm@savannahstate.edu)

For questions about the program contact:


Dr. Christopher Hintz



Dr. Mir Hayder