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Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Summer Research at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York

2019 REU dates: Monday, June 3 – Friday, August 9

Application site is closed, thank you for your interest!

The Cornell Center for Materials Research is offering a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in 2019. Students will have the opportunity to work directly with faculty on interdisciplinary materials research projects involving chemistry, physics, materials science, and engineering disciplines. Students will also participate in an organized program of lectures, laboratory visits and a variety of recreational activities.

The 10-week program takes place on Cornell’s Ithaca campus and includes: a stipend valued at $4,600; housing in a Cornell University dorm; and additional travel funds for nonCU students.

  • REU is open to current undergraduates who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and fulfill the following application requirements:
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • Recent School Transcripts
    • Statement of Interest
  • Selection is based on academic standing and faculty recommendations.
  • Minority and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • All chemistry, physics, and engineering majors are welcome to apply.
  • Housing is provided; meals are not included.
  • The CCMR REU Program uses a rolling admission process beginning October 31st, until positions are filled. The earlier your application is completed, the better your chance for acceptance.

Support for the REU program is provided by the NSF MRSEC program (DMR-1719875) and the REU Site program (DMR-1757420).

Please note: the REU application is hosted on a third-party site.
Cornell students interested in REU opportunities are encouraged to apply outside of Cornell University

If you have any questions regarding the REU program, please contact ccmr_reu@cornell.edu.
Students in Lab. 2013-3 Kyle Chesney


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