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Application Checklist

Below is the application for the NSF REU program for Summer 2021. For information about the program see the Program Introduction. The application deadline is February 1, 2021.
Please review this check list before filling out the application. If you cannot check all of the boxes, then you are NOT eligible to participate in this program. There are no exceptions.
If you meet every requirement in the list above, we welcome you to fill in all the requested information below and then click the Submit button. Please note that you must fill out the entire application including the short essay before you are able to submit it. Please print the confirmation page for your records.
In addition to the application form, all applicants are required to submit:
  • Two letters of recommendation. Please download the recommendation form below and forward it electronically to your references. Please ask your recommenders to name the file with the following format (using applicant’s name): lastname_firstname_LOR Ex: Oski Bear’s letter should be named “Bear_Oski_LOR” to e-mail the completed form as an attachment to ucb.rec.letters@berkeley.edu.
  • Transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable for the application). Transcripts should be emailed to reutranscripts@berkeley.edu. Please name the file using this format: (using applicant’s name): lastname_firstname_Transcript Ex: Oski Bear’s letter should be named “Bear_Oski_Transcript”.
  • If accepted to the program, you must bring proof of health insurance.