Apply to the LAKES REU Program

Please read the application information and eligibility requirements.
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The LAKES REU program is on HIATUS for Summer 2020 and is not accepting applications at this time.

We plan to return for summer 2021 when our next funding cycle will begin. Please watch this space in fall 2020 for updated application details.

LAKES REU is a multi-disciplinary research undergraduate experience that focuses research effort on the waterways of the Red Cedar Watershed. / UW-Stout


Eligible students include those who:

  • are available for the duration of the 9 week program from early June through early August (specific dates TBA) 
  • are enrolled in an undergraduate program
  • have not graduated by June 2021
  • are not attending classes in Summer 2021

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.