REU: How to Apply


  • Background in the life sciences or chemistry/physics
  • Strong mathematical skills, some programming experience
  • Participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Underrepresented and special needs groups are strongly encouraged to apply


All applications must be submitted through our online Application Form located here.

The following information is required with each application:

  1. Unofficial transcripts.  Note:  Official transcripts will be required upon admission to the program.
  2. Two letters of support, at least one of which should come from a faculty member at your home institution.
  3. Your Personal Statement describing your mathematical experience and interests.


Please ensure that all materials must be received by February 5, 2017 (11:59PM ET).