How to Apply

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The 2024 Chemistry REU Application is CLOSED.
We anticipate the 2025 Chemistry REU Application going live in December 2024.

To apply to our program all applicants must:

  1. Submit the electronic REU Application Form. Within the application, you will need to upload your unofficial transcript and a personal essay. You will also need to provide us with the names of two references. Two references are required. Your references should be familiar with your academic work.
  2. Once you have submitted your application and provided us with your references’ information, your references will receive an email from with directions on how to submit their recommendation. Please connect with your references to ensure they have received the email.

Mailing Address:

REU Program
Department of Chemistry, Unit 3060
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-3060
Phone: 860.486.2012
Fax: 860.486.2291