Applying to NSF REU

 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.