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Research Experiences for Undergraduates: Summer Program

Each year we look for dedicated undergraduates who are interested in participating in cutting-edge scientific research. Please fill in the information below to apply.

In addition to this online application, please send a copy of your college transcript to:

    Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
    104 Davey Lab
    University Park, PA 16802-6300
    (814) 865-3884
Please also arrange for 1-2 letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address. Letters of recommendation can also be emailed to, but transcripts should not be sent via email.

First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
U.S. Citizen
or permanent resident?
College or University:
Overall GPA:
GPA of math/science courses:
Anticipated date
of bachelor's degree:

Your address at college:
Your phone at college:

Home address:
Home phone:

If you will not be available for the whole period (May 28 to August 2), then please tell us what dates you are available.

Names and addresses of one or two persons you have asked to send letters of recommendation:
What are your career plans after you graduate?
If you plan on going on to graduate school, what fields interest you?

Please describe any previous research experience you have had.

Please list all the science and engineering courses that you have taken and the grades received.

Please list your top choices for areas of research in which you are interested. You can learn more about these areas by visiting the research section of this website.
First Choice:
Second Choice:
Third Choice:

Please paste here a single-page statement describing your research interests, including what area you are interested in for the REU program this summer. A list of research projects from 2012 is available.

When you're finished:
104 Davey Lab, University Park, PA 16802-6300, 814 865-7533
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