REU Program Announcement, which can be found under Program Guidelines
on the REU
Program Overview page provides guidance on how to apply for
an REU Supplement or for an REU Site. The REU program seeks to
expand student participation in all kinds of research - whether
disciplinary, interdisciplinary, or educational in focus - encompassing
efforts by individual investigators, groups, centers, national
facilities, and others. The program seeks to attract a diversified
pool of talented students into careers in science and engineering
and to help ensure that they receive the best education possible.
A request for an REU Supplement may be included within a proposal
for a new or renewal NSF grant or cooperative agreement or as a
supplement to an ongoing NSF-funded project. An REU Supplement
request is handled by the NSF program officer for the underlying
For an REU Site, a formal proposal is submitted by the annual
deadline, which is August 17 in 2004. REU Sites are funded by research
divisions/directorates throughout the Foundation, with the point-of-contact
for each given on the web page, REU Points
of Contact at NSF.
For FastLane submission requirements, please refer to the checklist
(PDF | Word) for
site proposals. For FastLane user support, please call 1-800-673-6188, 7
AM to 9 PM, Monday through Friday.