This is a federally funded program and eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents of the U.S. or its territories.
  • Students in good standing in an undergraduate degree program who will not have graduated by the end of this REU program. (This includes students graduating from a 2-year institution that have been accepted to and are enrolled in a 4-year degree program.)
  • At least 18 years old by June 1, 2014.


Women, members of traditionally underrepresented groups and students at a primarily undergraduate institutions and community colleges are particularly encouraged to apply.