REU Program Structure


This is a federally-funded program and requires that student participants be:

  • At least 18 years old by May 16, 2021.
  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or its territories.
  • Students in good standing at an undergraduate degree program who will not have graduated by the end of this REU program.

Program Dates

The 10-week session will commences in May and run fors 10 weeks until the end of July.

We recognize that some applicants may not have fully completed their spring term by our start date. If this is the case, please let us know and we will make every effort to accommodate you in our program. We have made this work for every such participant in the past–and there have been a good number of these cases.


All student particants who complete the program will receive a $5,000–$6,000 REU stipend. Lodging and most travel costs for the program are also covered by the NSF REU.