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Program dates and application deadlines

Summer 2024 program dates: June 3 – August 9, 2024
Application deadline: March 1, 2024
Decision notification: April 2024 (Notification letters will be sent out to applicants.)

Program eligibility

To be eligible for the NSF-REU program, you must

  1. Be enrolled as a full-time student in a STEM program at least for August 2024.
  2. Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  3. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in your current institution by January 2024.

Students from underrepresented minority groups, women and first-generation college students are especially encouraged to apply.

Application information

To complete the 2024 REU application, you must fill out the Application Form using NSF-ETAP. The process will include:

  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Transcripts
  • One Letter of Reference
  • Research topic selection

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Apply for the 2024 REU program

For more information or questions, please connect with Dr. Rahul Gomes (PI) at 715-836-3395 or or Dr. Sudeep Bhattacharyay (co-PI). at 715-836-2278 or