Application process

STEP 1: As an applicant, you will be asked to complete the following application in consideration of your candidacy for the REU program.

STEP 2: Using the REU Recommendation form, a professor or other professional must upload a recommendation letter that speaks to your academic aptitude and fitness for the REU program.

STEP 3: Your application will be reviewed, and if you are selected, you will be notified.


Your application information will be reviewed by the faculty member(s) managing the REU site, to which you apply in consideration of your candidacy. An additional evaluator will compile aggregate application information anonymously for general reporting purposes to the National Science Foundation, and may be used in future publications to describe REU applicant pool demographic information anonymously. Any information about your application, including your identity, is completely confidential. All reports or publications will ensure anonymity of the application information. The following steps will be taken to ensure this confidentiality: A unique code will be generated to label your information. The relationship between this code and your identifying information will be kept strictly confidential. When reporting applicant pool information, care will be taken to ensure that no individual’s response can be identified. All information will be stored in a secure offline database, with no names associated with the data.

APPLY For REU program 

(For use by references to submit letters of recommendation.)