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Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) -- Physics Summer Research Program at Rensselaer

Welcome to the web application form for the Physics REU program at Rensselaer. The program is based in Troy, New York and will run from June 1, 2016 to August 10, 2016. We will consider all applicants, but most strongly encourage students from colleges without graduate research programs and students in STEM under-represented groups to apply.

Evaluation and selection will start on March 1, 2016, but applications will be accepted until available positions are filled. For full consideration, make sure all materials arrive to us by that date. If you are unable to submit this form on-line, you may include the information, along with your personal statement, in the body of an e-mail message and send it to the Physics REU Program.

Please note that all required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* Last name:
* First name:
* Date of birth (mm/dd/yy format):
* Gender:
* Citizenship:
U.S. citizen
Permanent resident
* Ethnicity:
Hispanic or Latino
* Race:
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Decline to Answer
Hearing impairment
Visual impairment
Mobility impairment
If you checked "Other" above, please describe your disability here:
* Home or cell phone number (include area code)
Campus phone number (Please include area code)
* E-mail address
* College name
* Major
* Home institution's highest degree offered in Physics:
* Expected BS/BA graduation date
Campus address
* Number of college credits completed by June 1, 2016
* Credits required for a BS degree at your institution
* Overall GPA (please specify as "out of possible," such as "3.45/4.0):"
* GPA in science / math
* Please provide the name of your health insurance carrier
If I am accepted and agree to attend, I will participate for the full term of the REU.
Please contact us prior to submitting your application if you will be unable to participate for the full term.

Project Subfield Preference

Pick two subject fields in which you would prefer to work this summer.

First preference:
Second preference:
Please rank (first to last, separated by commas) the
following research approaches which you would prefer
to practice this summer (Theory, Experiment, Computation):

Personal Statement

Please attach a file with your personal statement here. (PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOUR NAME APPEARS IN THE HEADER OR FOOTER OF THE DOCUMENT.)


Recommendations / References

Please fill in the names, affiliations, and e-mail addresses of two faculty members or professional scientists who will provide your recommendations. It is your responsibility to ask them to submit their letters by e-mail to the Physics REU Program. Those providing the recommendations should include your name in the subject line of their e-mail message and a short description of their own qualifications.

* Reference 1:
* Reference 2: