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Research Experience for Undergraduates at CCMR

June 7 - August 13, 2021:  CCMR REU students work directly with faculty on interdisciplinary materials research projects involving chemistry, physics, materials science, and engineering disciplines. Students will also participate in an organized program of lectures, laboratory visits, and a variety of recreational activities.

REU eligibility requirements:

Applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduates who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Applicants must submit a complete application that includes:

  •   Two Letters of Recommendation
  •   Recent School Transcripts
  •   Statement of Interest
  •   Selection of top five projects from a list of projects available in 2021

Applicants must be eighteen years of age or older before June 7, 2021.
Applicants must not have received a Bachelor’s degree before the end of the program in August 2021.

Minority and women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

All STEM majors are welcome to apply.

Admission:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Selection is based on academic standing and faculty recommendations.
This REU Program uses a rolling admission process beginning January 2021 until positions are filled, usually March 31, 2021. The earlier your application is completed, the better your chance for acceptance.

COVID-19 Notice
Due to the uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 situation in New York, the CCMR reserves the right to make modifications to the REU Program features and requirements. The CCMR is planning to host an in-person program, however, circumstances might require the CCMR to shift to a remote or hybrid program.
Project descriptions will indicate which projects cannot run remotely. Applicants will be notified of all developments and changes to program requirements.

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in 2021 is co-organized and co-supported by grants for NSF The REU Site: Interdisciplinary Materials Research for Undergraduates (DMR-1757420) and the NSF MRSEC Cornell Center for Materials Research (DMR-1719875).

    Education Program Type: 
    Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
    Application Deadline: 
    March 31, 2021