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REU: NSF − Application Information

Summer 2015 Details

Application Submission Form

Dates: May 28, 2015 to August 5, 2015

Application Deadline: February 28, 2015

Basic Information

  • Eligibility:
    The research project funding is only for United States citizens or U.S. permanent residents. Women and underrepresented minority undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.
  • Technical Skills:
    Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate computing degree program or related major with at least one year of courses taken within the program of study. Applicants must be proficient in at least one computer programming language.
  • Commitment:
    An application constitutes a commitment that, if selected, the student will be available to participate in the REU site project during the period from May 28, 2015 to August 5, 2015. This commitment means that non−residents will live on the Texas Tech University campus and all selected participants will work full time (40 hours/week) on the research project for the entire duration of the project.

Application Details

To be considered, the application materials must be submitted by the February 28, 2015 deadline. The contact information for submitting application materials is:

Susan D. Urban, Ph.D.
Department of Industrial Engineering
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409−3061

Phone: 806.742.3543
Fax: 806.742.3411
Email: susan.urban@ttu.edu

The application materials must include the following:

  • The Application Form:
    The application must be submitted through Google Documents. Apply online at:
  • A Recommendation Letter:
    A letter of recommendation from a faculty member should be sent through email, mail, or fax.
  • A Transcript from your Current Institution:
    While official transcripts are preferred, unofficial ones are accepted (by February 28, 2015). An electronic version of the transcript will also be accepted. When an unofficial transcript is sent, a selected applicant will have their university forward an official transcript by April 15, 2015.


Selected REU project participants will work collaboratively on a project with one or two other students. In the application form, a preference must be provided for two projects. The description for each project is located on the Projects page.

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