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We are no longer accepting applications for our May 23-July 30, 2021 session.

Who Can Apply
  • Applicants must be first year community college students (including tribal and other 2 year junior colleges)
  • Applicants must be willing to commit for the entire 10 weeks of on campus program
  • As per the NSF regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, naturalized citizens or permanent residents of the United States
  • Underrepresented minority and first-generation college students are highly encouraged to apply
Application Requirements


Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to review the FAQ page before submitting an application. 


Before you open the application form, please make sure you have these documents ready:

  1. A personal statement describing your interest in pursuing a STEM career and how you think this REU program will benefit your educational and career interests (250 words maximum)
  2. Copies of unofficial transcripts from high schools and colleges you attended
  3. Name and email address of one of your teachers who can provide a recommendation letter regarding your academic or research performance/potential

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