This application is for the Summer 2018 E4E REU program. This is a 10 week residential program where students perform full-time research on the UC San Diego campus. The program lasts from June 25 through August 31st, and participants are expected to attend full time for this entire period.
Application Process:STEP 1: As an applicant, you will be asked to complete the following application in consideration of your candidacy for the E4E REU program. You should submit your application by February 16, 2018 for full consideration. STEP 2: We will begin evaluating applications starting February 16, 2018. Applications received after the deadline may be considered, but we strongly encourage you to submit all of your materials before this date.STEP 3: Notification of acceptance will be done no later than April 14, 2018.
Eligibility:Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States; be and remain an undergraduate student in good standing; plan to complete an undergraduate degree program.
Confidentiality:Your application information will be reviewed by the Faculty member(s) managing the REU Site to which you apply in consideration of your candidacy. An additional Evaluator will compile aggregate application information anonymously for general reporting purposes to the National Science Foundation, and may be used in future publications to describe REU applicant pool demographic information anonymously. Any information about your application, including your identity, is completely confidential. All reports or publications will ensure anonymity of the application information. The following steps will be taken to ensure this confidentiality: A unique code will be generated to label your information. The relationship between this code and your identifying information will be kept strictly confidential. When reporting applicant pool information, care will be taken to ensure that no individual's response can be identified. All information will be stored in a secure offline database, with no names associated with the data.
Statement of Fair Treatment and Respect:The Evaluator is an employee of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and adheres to professional codes of ethical conduct in research, as outlined by the UNC Charlotte Office of Research Compliance. We want to make sure that you are treated in a fair and respectful manner. If you have any questions about the actual collection of applicant information, confidentiality, and anonymity, please contact Dr. Audrey Rorrer (704-687-8648, firstname.lastname@example.org). Contact the university’s Research Compliance Office (704-687-1831) if you have additional questions.
Participation:I have read the information in this consent form. I have had the chance to ask questions about the application information sharing, and those questions have been answered to my satisfaction. My completion of this application form is consent for my information to be anonymously pooled with all REU applicant information.
The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Personal information is used for descriptive purposes only and not in consideration of eligibility.
Please contact program coordinator Julie Matsuda <email@example.com> if you have questions about this application.