Apply for the REU

Deadline for Applications is March 1.


  • You must be a US citizen or permanent resident.
  • You must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at a university or college.
  • Make sure that you meet the general prerequisites and the project specific prerequisites that are listed on the projects page.

Find a Project

  • Read the REU introduction to gain a general understanding of the REU program.
  • Read through the projects pages to find a project area that fits your background and interests.
  • Contact us with any questions you may have about the projects.


Please fill in the information requested below and submit it together with a resumé in PDF format, and a copy of your official undergraduate transcript scanned to PDF or (legible) JPG format. Your resumé should include the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for 2 or 3 references, at least one of whom should be a faculty member. References from employers are also encouraged. Once you submit you can not change your application (although you can submit an whole new one with explanation); so please ensure that you have your two PDF files (resumé and scanned transcripts) ready for upload.

* Required fields

Personal Information

First Name *
Last Name *
Street Address *
City *
State *
Zip Code *
Country *
Phone Number * (format: 0005551234)
Email Address *
Expected Graduation Date *
Your College *
Your Major(s) *
Your Minor(s)
Are you a US Citizen or Permanent Resident? Yes No
(Citizenship or permanent residency is required for NSF support)

Project Information

Visit the Projects page and select two current projects you would be interested in working on this summer.

First project choice *
Second project choice *

Resume & Transcript

Upload Resume *
Upload Transcript *

**Note: Uploaded files must be PDF

Applicant Statement *

Submit a statement describing why you are interested in participating in the research project area that you listed as your number one choice above. In your statement, describe what experiences or courses have prepared you for the project that you listed as your first choice.

1000 characters left

Optional Information

The following four items are optional. However, consideration may be given to applicants from groups that are under-represented in the field of computer science.

Gender: Prefer not to answer
Ethnic Origin: Prefer not to answer
Native or Alaskan American
Asian or Pacific Islander
Black, not Hispanic
White, not Hispanic
Are you the first person in your immediate family to attend college?    Prefer not to answer
Do you plan to attend graduate school?    Prefer not to answer

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    The deadline for the REU is March 1, 2013.

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