Drawdown R-E-U. Penn State Research Experiences for Undergraduates

How to Apply

The application deadline has passed. Any applications submitted after Feb. 27 will be considered as space allows.

Important Steps to Submit Your Application

The online application form requires you to login to the Penn State Web Access. If you do not have Penn State Web Access, please create a Friends of Penn State (FPS) access account and password at accounts.psu.edu.

Once you have created your FPS account, login at the application website to create and submit your application.

Step #1

Add your biographical data and select research project preferences

Step #2

Upload the following files in pdf format:

  • Statement of Purpose: One-page (maximum) statement describing why you wish to participate in this REU program, any previous research experiences, and your career goals;
  • Résumé/CV;
  • Current Transcript: Unofficial transcripts are accepted.

Step #3

Enter contact information for at least two references. Drawdown Research Experiences for Undergraduates administrators will contact each reference directly to submit a letter of recommendation.