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How to Apply 

Applications will be  accepted  until February 14, 2020. Please note, all applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents in accordance with NSF requirement. 

We request of you fill the application  SBU Phy & Astro REU Application. The application includes the following components:

  1. Personal, contact, and demographic information
  2. A personal statement. An impactful personal statement would include your previous experience, your career goals, and how this REU experience can help you bridge the two.  
  3. e-mail addresses of two references who can provide you with letters of support 
  4. A transcript from your undergraduate institution

If corrections are necessary, we will consider the last materials submitted. 

Questions? Please e-mail us at richard.lefferts at or  phy-reu at