University of Michigan Biophysics Summer REU

**Applications for our 2019 program will open in late November, 2018.**

Program Dates: June 3 - August 9, 2019

For full consideration all materials are due on Monday, February 18, 2019. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and offers to outstanding applicants may be made in advance of the deadline. Recommendation letters should be uploaded or sent no later than February 18, 2019.

To be eligible for this REU program, students:
  1. must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  2. must be enrolled in a degree program leading to a bachelor's degree. High school graduates who have not yet enrolled and students who have received their bachelor's degrees and are no longer enrolled as undergraduates generally are not eligible.
  3. must be enrolled in a program outside the University of Michigan.
Most students admitted to the program are between their third and fourth year of undergraduate education. Occasionally, students who are between their second and third year are admitted.

The following is the information you will need in order to complete this application. Please ensure that you have it all when you start, as applications cannot be saved and returned to at a later time.
  1. Personal contact information
  2. Educational History
  3. Work and/or research experience (Resume/CV)
  4. Computer Experience
  5. Name of 1 faculty reference who will be submitting a letter of recommendation. After you've submitted your application, they will receive an email requesting them to submit their recommendation, then a confirmation email after they have submitted the letter.
  6. Your top 3 research area preferences (from the Biophysics website)
  7. A paragraph of 500 words or less explaining why you would like to participate in research at UM this summer
  8. A personal statement about a page or two in length providing information about your background and experience
  9. Unofficial transcript
While you will provide an unofficial transcript at this time, if you are selected as a participant for Summer 2019, please have an official transcript sent to:
Biophysics REU Coordinator University of Michigan Biophysics Program 930 N. University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1055

Questions? Please e-mail