The application for REU Site 2021 is now open. 

Eligibility Requirements 

  1. Undergraduate students majoring in a science or engineering discipline. High school graduates who have been accepted at an undergraduate institution but who have not yet started their undergraduate study are also eligible to participate.
  2. Students must be U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Students should have a minimum of 3.25 GPA.

Application Deadline: Feb. 26th, 2021. 

Please apply by filling in the below form. Also do not forget to upload the following attachments as a single pdf file at the end of your application. Do not email them to Drs. Akkaya or Uluagac. 

  1. A one page statement of interest that describes why the applicant is interested in the REU program, why he/she can be an exceptional candidate, the career goals and research interests. Please also include 1 or 2 potential topics you would be interested in pursuing a project.
  2. A two-page resume with names and contact information of three references
  3. List of related courses taken and grades received (transcript)

Submit a SINGLE PDF file with all the documents from above.

Selections will be based on a combination of research interests, academic qualifications, and faculty recommendations. 

For questions and further info please contact the FIU SST-REU site coordinators: 

Dr. Kemal Akkaya: kakkaya@fiu.edu
Dr. A. Selcuk Uluagac: suluagac@fiu.edu

PDF File Upload

Make all the following documents ONE SINGLE PDF file using this naming convention: LastnameFirstname.pdf and upload by clicking on the below link. Do NOT upload multiple files.

      • A one page statement of interest that describes why the applicant is interested in the REU program, why he/she can be an exceptional candidate, the career goals and research interests. Please also include 1 or 2 potential topics you would be interested in pursuing a project. Also state whether you would prefer attending the REU Site program in person or on-line.
      • A two-page resume that includes names and contact information of three references. No references are needed just contact information is enough at this stage.
      • List of related courses taken and grades received (transcript)

File Upload Link