Research Experiences for Undergraduates (19-582)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

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Next deadline: Aug 24, 2022

Later deadlines: Aug 23, 2023, Aug 28, 2024

Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $500,000

Fields of work: Engineering Science Mathematics STEM Education Economics Geography

Applicant type: Nonprofit, For-Profit Business, Government Entity, Indigenous Group

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States


The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. This solicitation features two mechanisms for support of student research:

  • REU Sites are based on independent proposals to initiate and conduct projects that engage a number of students in research. REU Sites may be based in a single discipline or academic department or may offer interdisciplinary or multi-department research opportunities with a coherent intellectual theme. Proposals with an international dimension are welcome.
  • REU Supplements may be included as a component of proposals for new or renewal NSF grants or cooperative agreements or may be requested for ongoing NSF-funded research projects.

Undergraduate student participants in either REU Sites or REU Supplements must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent residents of the United States. Students do not apply to NSF to participate in REU activities. Students apply directly to REU Sites or to NSF-funded investigators who receive REU Supplements. To identify appropriate REU Sites, students should consult the directory of active REU Sites on the Web here.

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This page was last reviewed September 03, 2021 and last updated August 26, 2021