Apply to the LAKES REU Program

Please read the application information and eligibility requirements.
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2018 LAKES REU Student testimonial


The application for the 2019 LAKES REU summer program can be found below. Applications are due February 3rd, 2019.

To apply, please complete and submit the application form, where you will be asked to attach a PDF version of your unofficial transcript, current resume or CV, and personal statement when prompted.

Please also make arrangements to have two letters of recommendation provided on your behalf.  There will be an opportunity below to provide the email address for your references who will receive an email from us inviting them to submit your recommendation.


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Eligible students include those who:

  • are available for the duration of the program (June 9th - August 4th, 2019)
  • are enrolled in an undergraduate program
  • have not graduated by June 2019
  • are not attending classes in Summer 2019

We prioritize students who are most interested in working with the subject matter and research interests of our faculty mentors, first-generation students, racial and ethnic minorities, or women.