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REU Application Info

REU Program Dates

The REU Site Engineering for Healthcare will take place from May 25th to August 2nd, 2019 at the Unviersity of Florida, Gainesville.  Application and admission deadlines are shown below.  Activities associated with the management, assessment and review of the REU Site will occur throughout the year.


Application and Admission Deadlines

November 1 Begin accepting applications to the REU Program

Early admission offers to students that apply as part of UF Junior Preview

Rolling admission offers for students with strong faculty match 

February 1 REU Program application deadline
Month of February Review all applications and make offers for admission to the REU Program
April 15 Final deadline for students to accept admission to the REU Program


Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the REU program:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or permanent resident of the United States
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate student leading to a bachelor's degree in a STEM field
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of greater than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds in STEM are strongly encouraged to apply.  Undergraduate students from academic institutions where opportunities for research are limited are strongly encouraged to apply.


Application Instructions

To inquire about the program, students should email To apply to the REU Site, complete the online application form.  You will need:

  • Basic data about their academic credentials including transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose describing which projects they wish to participate

Students will be assigned to a research project at the time that they are provided a REU admissions offer.  We encourge students to contact their Faculty Mentors to ask questions prior to accepting the offer to the REU Program.