Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Physics Summer Research Program Application

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, 2017 to August 10, 2017. 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.

The first round of offers will go out on March 1, 2017. For full consideration, submit all your materials by February 22; however, applications will be accepted until available positions are filled. If you are unable to submit this form on-line, you may include the information, along with your personal statement and transcript, in the body of an e-mail message and send it to Professor Peter Persans, Program Chair.

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

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***  PLEASE CONTACT US PRIOR TO SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION IF YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE FOR THE FULL TERM. ***

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Project Subfield Preference

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

In the field below, 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 and transcript

Using the buttons below, please select and upload the files containing your required personal statement and transcript.
(PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOUR NAME APPEARS IN THE HEADER OR FOOTER OF EACH DOCUMENT.)

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.

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 Program Chair Peter Persans . 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.

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