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Chemistry REU - U. of Tennessee

We just extended our 2017 REU application deadline to Feb. 15th. If any of your students are still interested, please encourage them to apply. Thank you!

2017 University of Tennessee Knoxville Chemistry Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) funded by NSF

Program: The UTK Chemistry Department seeks applicants for an NSF-funded summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in 2017. Participants will work on a research project under the direction of a faculty mentor. The program will also offer multiple seminars, workshops, site visits, and social events. Student participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, free housing and parking on campus for ten weeks. Travel will be reimbursed up to $500.

 Undergraduate student participants must have completed their freshmen year of college but not yet graduated, and must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. Underrepresented groups in science are strongly encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, and first-generation college students. 

Key Dates and Deadlines: 
02/15/2017: applications due

March /2017: offers made
June 1/2017: experience begins
August 10/2017: experience ends

For more information, including research projects, previous program events calendar and how to apply, see or contact program coordinator Dr. Rachel Rui at

Rachel Ru, Ph.D.
Recruiting, Publicity and Development Coordinator
Department of Chemistry
Buehler Hall 616
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-8019