Undergraduate Program

On-Line Application for Summer Undergraduate Research

To ensure full consideration,
applications must be received by March 1, 2014

* = required fields

*Last Name

*First Name

Middle Initial

*Permanent Street Address Line 1

Permanent Street Address Lline 2

*Permanent City

*Permanent State

*Permanent Zip Code

*Home Telephone (XXX-XXX-XXXX)

*E-mail Address (must be an e-mail
that you check and reply to regularly)

Enter the following information if your current address and/or phone
are different from your permanent address.

Current Street Address Line 1

Current Street Address Lline 2

Current City

Current State

Current Zip Code

Current Telephone (XXX-XXX-XXXX)

*Are you a citizen or permanent resident of the United States?
(Please check one)

*Are you an international student on a non-resident visa?
(Please check one)


*University Location(city, state)


*College Status (So, Jr, Sr)

*Degree (BA or BS)

*Cumulative GPA

*Chemistry GPA

*Expected Year of Graduation (term/year)



Optional Information
(For statistical purposes only - check one box in each category)

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Do you have a disability?
Yes No

African-American American Indian Asian
Hispanic Pacific Islander White (not of Hispanic origin)

1st Choice

2nd Choice

3rd Choice

Arrange for the submission of letters of recomendation from two faculty members at your current college/university acquainted with your laboratory and coursework in chemistry. Ask that they send the letter of recommendation attached to an e-mail or by mail to the address below.

Please provide contact information for these two faculty members:

*First Faculty Reference

*Second Faculty Reference







In addition to the online application, please submit:

  1. An essay (500 words or less) describing your interest in chemistry research.  Briefly include your plans after graduation and career goals/interest.
  2. Unofficial transcript (include the fall 2013 semester).
  3. Two letters of recommendation sent directly by your references.

All documents should be submitted electronically as attachments to: chemreu@ku.edu.

Questions? Please Contact:

REU Program Secretary
Elaine Knight
Telephone: (785) 864-5206
E-mail: chemreu@ku.edu

REU Program Coordinator
Dr. David Benson
Telephone: (785) 864-4090
E-mail: drb@ku.edu

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