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Why Can Apply
  • Per NSF regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, naturalized citizens, or permanent residents of the United States
  • Applicants must be rising sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduate students at the start of the REU. (Eligible students may be enrolled as undergraduates at two or four-year institutions)
  • Applicants must be willing to commit for the entire 10 week residential summer program
  • Students from underrepresented groups and first generation college students are highly encouraged to apply
Application Requirements

Applications for the 5/22/23 to 7/28/23 session will be accepted until 1/31/23.

Before you start the applications form, please make sure you have the following documents/information ready:

  1. Personal statement describing how the participation in this program will enrich your scientific and professional development as a student
  2. One copy of unofficial transcripts
  3. Information for two recommenders willing to provide letters regarding your academic or research performance/potential

Notifications will be made regarding the status of your application in late March/early April.

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Questions? Please contact Dr. Angel Garcia at or 540-568-6567.

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