How to apply

Online applications are available through the NSF REU website.

Before you start your application, note that you will be requested to provide the following:

  • Personal statement (3-5 paragraphs) describing your academic and career goals, and how the REU program will help you achieve these goals.
  • A PDF copy of your college transcript.
  • Contact information for two references, who will be contacted by email requesting that they complete a reference form through the online system.
  • Your top three projects selections. Please review available project descriptions.
  • Prepare a half-page statement that describes the reasons why you are applying to participate in this program, and the what you expect to gain from this summer research experience.
  • (If applicable): list your previous research work experience. Note: that work experience is NOT required.

Please follow this link for additional instructions on how to submit your application.

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