CASPER Summers Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program CASPER's NSF REU Program offers outstanding undergraduates an opportunity for active research participation with Baylor University faculty in the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research or the Baylor University Physics Department.
Brief descriptions of the research areas listed can be found on the Fellows Research Areas page.
Eligibility and Selection Criteria
Any college undergraduate who has completed their freshman year and who is interested
in pursuing a career in the physical sciences is eligible. (A limited number of international/non-US
slots are also available through non-NSF funding.)
Applications for the Summer will be accepted beginning in October of the preceding year. In order to receive full consideration, interested applicants are advised to complete their application no later than February 22, 2016. Submitted applications must include a completed application form, contact information for at least two referees for letters of reference and a copy of their transcript before they will be considered. (If selected as a Fellow, an official copy of the transcript must be mailed to either address given below before arrival at Baylor.) Awardees will be notified by email of their acceptance into the program and must acknowledge receipt of this email no later than five days from the date it is sent. For final confirmation of appointment, successful applicants must sign a letter of acceptance (or rejection) of the offer to participate within one (1) week of their receipt of the email notification.
Dr. Truell W. Hyde, Director
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