Program information

During a period of nine weeks, students will work full-time in a research project, will participate in weekly seminars and workshops, and will attend regular group meetings in their research labs. The program concludes with the students presenting their research findings during the REU Summer Symposium.

Program dates: TBD


Participants will be provided with a double-occupancy dorm room and round-trip travel funding. Participants will also receive a $4500 stipend.


  • Students must be enrolled in an accredited college or university..
  • Students must be U. S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • We strongly encourage students from underrepresented minorities groups and students with disabilities, to apply.

Application Process

Students interested in participating in the program must complete the online application which includes identifying two faculty members to provide a letter of recommendation and providing an electronic copy of the student's transcript. The application is available through the NSF REU website.

Applications open on November 20, 2020.

Application deadline: All application materials must be received by February 1, 2021.

Applicants will be notified via email of final decision by March 15, 2021.