Applying to the 2013 REU Program

                                          SUMMER 2013 REU PROGRAM AT BROWN

PROGRAM DATES:           JUNE 3, 2013 – AUGUST 9, 2013
The 2013 REU Summer Program is open to both Brown and Non-Brown undergraduate students.  Non-Brown undergraduates can apply directly to the MRSEC program by completing the 2013 Application.

*Brown students MUST apply to the MRSEC/REU program through the Brown UTRA Program at  Brown students must be sure
to identify CAMR as the department you are applying to work with on the UTRA Application.

DEADLINE:          FEBRUARY 15, 2013 for Full Consideration
Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply

2013 REU Participants will receive

  • A stipend of $3,600 for the 10 week program
  • Reimbursement of up to $1,200 for summer housing costs
  • Reimbursement of up to $500 for travel costs (one round-trip travel to Providence, RI)

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better, and have

  • Enrolled in a degree program leading to a baccalaureate or associates degree
  • Demonstrate interest and potential to pursue graduate studies
  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or its possessions

Non-Brown Students should submit all of the following:

  • The completed application form in PDF format;
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members, research advisors or others who can attest to the student’s suitability for a research experience, motivation for a research career, or classroom performance;
  • An official copy of college transcripts;
  • A current resume or a brief biological sketch

The application form, letters of recommendation and resume can be submitted via e-mail to or sent to the address listed below.  The application form can be completed electronically, but a signature is required.  Therefore, the form must be submitted via postal mail.

Application materials can be mailed to:
Brown University
182 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02912