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Chemistry Research Experiences for Undergraduates  (REU)

CONTACTS

Name Email Phone Room
Tyrone  D. Mitchell che-reu@nsf.gov (703) 292-4947  1055 S  

Administrative Program Support: C. Michelle Jenkins, cjenkins@nsf.gov or (703) 292-7874

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Apply to PD 08-1986 as follows:

For full proposals submitted via FastLane: standard Grant Proposal Guidelines apply.
For full proposals submitted via Grants.gov: NSF Grants.gov Application Guide; A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov Guidelines apply (Note: The NSF Grants.gov Application Guide is available on the Grants.gov website and on the NSF website at: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=grantsgovguide)

SYNOPSIS

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. The NSF Division of Chemistry funds about 20-25 REU Sites a year (depending on the availability of funds) as part of the NSF-wide REU activity.  Projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.

The REU program features two mechanisms for support of student research: (1) REU Sites are based on independent proposals to initiate and conduct projects that engage a number of students in research. REU Sites may be based in a single discipline or academic department, or on interdisciplinary or multi-department research opportunities with a coherent intellectual theme. Proposals with an international dimension are welcome. A partnership with the Department of Defense supports REU Sites in DoD-relevant research areas. (2) REU Supplements may be requested for ongoing NSF-funded research projects or may be included as a component of proposals for new or renewal NSF grants or cooperative agreements.

Undergraduate student participants in either Sites or Supplements must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. 

Students may not apply to NSF to participate in REU activities. Students apply directly to REU Sites and should consult the directory of active REU Sites on the Web at http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm.

For more detailed information on the NSF-wide REU program, please see the REU program solicitation:  NSF 12-569

RELATED PROGRAMS

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions:

Undergraduate Research Collaboratives

RELATED URLS

Main REU Program Webpage

REU Program Solicitation

REU Information for Faculty

REU Information for Students

Current Chemistry REU Site Awards

Search for an REU Site

Chemistry REU Highlights

THIS PROGRAM IS PART OF

Integrative Chemistry Activities (ICA)


What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program



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