Easy Money: Undergraduate Research Opportunities
In my experience, this may be the easiest $1,700 you may ever come across.
"There are many summer research opportunities for undergraduates both on and off campus. If you successfully apply for a Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) grant in Spring 2008 (deadline March 3, 2008), you can use those funds for Summer 2008 research."
Check out the details here.