Application for Brandeis University MRSEC REU 2016

Please read the ENTIRE instruction section.

You will have to write 2 essays for this application and you may want to prepare them ahead of time. Essay questions are:
1. Please describe your previous research experience. Be sure to include institution name, lab/PI name and dates for each experience.
2. What are your personal goals for participating in this REU program?

In addition to filling out this form, you must also email each of the following to

1. A complete unofficial digital transcript, including fall semester grades of the current year. If you are accepted, we will ask for an official transcript.
2. Recommendation letters from two faculty members (sent digitally to the above address directly from the recommender).

ALL of the above and this application must be RECEIVED by February 2nd, 2016. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered. Please plan accordingly.

If you have any problems with this form, questions about the application process or want to know if your application is complete, please contact us at or 781-736-4870. If you have questions about the REU program itself, please email Anique Olivier-Mason at

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