NSF-RU Application

NSF-RU Application

Undergraduate Online Application


  • The summer 2016 program has been cancelled due to lack of funding.

Send letters of reference and official transcripts to:
REU application
Department of Chemistry
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5413

or deliver to 3425 Wood Hall

Requirements: Current sophomore or junior standing, cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher and minimum of 20 credit hours in the sciences. 

Contact information

Current Address
Current City, State, Zip
Permanent Address
Permanent City, State, Zip

Academic information

College or University Currently Attending
Are you a US Citizen or Permanent Resident?
Academic Major
Cummulative GPA
Class Standing as of March 14, 2011
Class Standing Other

Research preference

Select your top two choices from the research area and mentors listed below. (See faculty research summaries/sample student research projects). This will not be considered a commitment on your part. Please understand that it may not always be possible to match applicant preferences with mentor availability.

Option 1
Option 2


Reference #1 Name
Reference #2 Name
Reference #3 Name

Personal statement

Describe why you think you would be an ideal candidate for this program. Explain what you hope to achieve from this program and how you think it may affect your educational and career choices. Describe the basis of your research preferences above.
State what research opportunities are available to you at your current institution and indicate why you have or have not taken advantage of these.

Optional information

The following information is voluntary information for statistical purposes only.

Career/Professional Goals:
How did you hear of REU? Other ways heard of REU

Confirm submission


3425 Wood Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5413 USA
(269) 387-4350