All application materials must be received by Friday, February 15, 2019.
This REU Site is funded by the National Science Foundation program under Grant No. DBI-1358627. NSF REU Site Programs
Where to Submit Applications
All application materials should be sent to:
Professor Trevor Creamer
By email (Preferred):
Or snail mail:
NSF REU Summer Program in the Biochemical Sciences
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
741 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0509
What to Submit
The application form can be downloaded as a pdf by clicking here – Application Form
An unofficial or official copy of your most recent transcript and a list of current courses
should be included with your application.
Request two reference letters from instructors who can best evaluate you.
A reference letter form can be downloaded here – Reference Form
An unofficial copy of your most recent transcript and a list of current courses should be
included with your application. On separate sheets, write a one to a two-page statement that
provides a portrait of who you are as a student and scientist. Describe your research interests
and goals. Be very specific about your career objectives and how participation in this Program
will help you achieve those objectives. Tell us what motivates you to conduct laboratory research.
Let us know why you feel you are particularly qualified for this Program. Provide details of any experiences that you feel are relevant to your application.