In the space below, briefly discuss your written and
oral communication skills, knowledge of any word processing
software, computational skills, knowledge of any computer software
or computer languages:
In the space below, briefly discuss your career goals,
any prior independent study or research experience, any particular
areas of interests in mathematical sciences, how you might benefit
from participating in our REU program,
whether or not you can fully commit yourself
to this summer REU program in its entirety. In this section
please also comment whether you would be interested in research related to wave propagation or
in research related to population dynamics in our summer REU program.
Please ask two professors or other evaluators who are familiar
with your work to send us reference letters on behalf
of your application. Such letters usually comment on
the applicant's mathematical and scientific knowledge, maturity,
written and oral communication skills, computer skills,
work habits, creativity, scientific curiosity, ability to follow directions,
ability to work with others, overall ability to perform research,
any strengths or weaknesses, and suitability to participate in a summer
The references may send their letters by regular
mail, fax, e-mail, or as an e-mail attachment.
In the space below, please list the names and affiliations of the
In the space below, indicate when and how you will send us
your current resume (by regular mail, by fax, or as an e-mail attachment).
Also indicate below when and how you will send us
a copy of your college transcripts (a photocopy or an unofficial copy is acceptable).
If the transcripts you are sending us do not list the courses you are currently
taking, please list them also in the space below:
In the space below, you may put any addional comments about
yourself, mention some of your strengths and weaknesses, and let us know if you have
any special needs. It is among the goals of the National Science Foundation
to increase efforts to attract members of underrepresented groups (women, minorities,
and persons with disabilities) into research and also to involve
students from institutions with
limited research programs; if you wish, you may specify any such groups you are
a member of.