Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

The Northwestern University Materials Research Science & Engineering Center is offering a Research Experience for undergraduates (REU) program over a 9-week period each summer. The summer research program is open to students who are interested in nonmaterial and majoring in a science or engineering field. The NU-Materials Research Science and Engineering Center is an interdisciplinary program focused on multi-functional nanoscale material structures. REU participants receive a stipend of $4,500, plus on-campus housing and a travel allowance.

The Northwestern University Materials Research Science & Engineering Center (NU-MRSEC) is part of the Materials Research Facilities Network (MRFN). The primary goal of the program is to maximize the use of advanced characterization facilities within the greater scientific community.

Eligibility:

  • S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • There is no strict GPA requirement, the average GPA of admitted students is typically above 3.5.
  • Most accepted students are raising junior and seniors, though we encourage exceptional younger students who have some independent research experience to apply.
  • The research program is awarded in Science or Engineering.
  • Must not have completed a degree before the program begins.
  • Students with an interest in nanomaterials and majoring in a science or engineering field are encouraged to apply.
  • The average GPA of admitted students is typically above 3.5.

How to Apply:

To be applying, candidates can register and start participating in Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) today. The link is:

http://application.mrsec.northwestern.edu/?p=u

Financial Aid and Award Money:

REU participants receive a stipend of $4,500, plus on-campus housing and a travel allowance.

Application Deadline:

The application must be received by February 15, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://mrsec.northwestern.edu/undergraduate-opportunities/

Contact Information:

If you have any question, email at  mrc-reu-at-northwestern.edu

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