2020 Program Application

Requirements of the program:

1. You must be a junior about to enter your senior year at the end of the summer.
2. You must be a US citizen or a green card holder.
3. You must have your passport by January 8th, 2020.


We seek to identify students who are passionate about science and discovery and who are eager to explore other societies and their cultures

Preference is given to students who attend institutions where research is not the primary focus. Under-represented minority students are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Five steps to Apply
1. Complete the Online application form (click Here for the application)

2. You Must print, sign, Scan and Submit the Certification page:
(Click Here for the form)
Submit it here:
Submit the Signed Certification form (pdf please, 4MB max)

3. Submit a high quality copy or scan of your transcript (unofficial transcripts are ok):
Submit it here:
Submit Your Transcript (pdf please, 4MB max)

4. Submit a High Quality Color Scan of your passport identification page
This is the page with your full legal name. This must be Received by January 8th, 2020
Submit it here:
Submit your Passport Scan (pdf please, 4MB max)

5. Have two letters of recommendation sent to us.


Obtain two letters of recommendation (use form below) from faculty members at your institution or elsewhere. These persons should be familiar with your academic and/or research abilities and should be able to judge whether you are suited for undergraduate research.

Have the faculty member email these letters of recommendation directly to bweston@umich.edu

Letter of Recommendation form:
REU Rec Form.pdf


We prefer to have electronic copies of everything, but If you cannot do that, then please have all hard copy materials sent to the addresses below:


BETT WESTON
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR
OPTICS IN THE CITY OF LIGHT
G
ERARD MOUROU CENTER FOR ULTRAFAST OPTICAL SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
6113 ENGINEERING RESEARCH BUILDING I   
2200 BONISTEEL BLVD.
ANN ARBOR, MI  48109-2099

E-mail: bweston@umich.edu
Telephone: (734) 647-1719
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