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Application Information

Deadline: February 23, 2018

Application Process

1. Ensure Eligibility:

Applicants sought are undergraduates majoring in a basic natural science (biology, chemistry, computational modeling, engineering, genetics, mathematics) who will not have received their Bachelor's degree by the end of summer 2018 and who are interested in attending graduate school with the goal of pursuing a career in science.​

Applications are encouraged from students attending colleges with limited research opportunities and from students who are members of groups underrepresented in the sciences, such as women, ethnic minorities, veterans, the physically challenged, and/or those who are the first in their family to attend college.

2. Download the Application form to your computer.  Do not fill it out in your browser.

3. Complete the Application Form, save it to your computer, and e-mail it as an attachment, along with your personal statement and CV or resumé, to  Do not print the Application Form to a PDF.

4. Request official college transcripts from the Registrar's office at each undergraduate institution you attended to be sent directly to

5. Arrange for two letters of recommendation from faculty members (or other professional persons) to be sent to

Alternatively, hardcopies of these materials may be sent to: REU Program, Wadsworth Center, Room E-260, Empire State Plaza, Box 509, Albany, NY 12201-0509.

The Application Form and all other materials must be received by February 23, 2018.