How to Apply

The priority application deadline for the Soft Matter REU 2022 is March 1.


The application has three parts:

1. Please complete the application form located at:

2. Please email the following documents to

  • A one page statement of research interest. This statement should address why you are interested in research and also indicate why you are interested in this program/project. This statement should be emailed as a pdf.
  • A copy of your unofficial transcript(s)

3. Please request letters of recommendation from two faculty on letter head. The faculty should email their letter directly to


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Drs. Streletzky and Bickel at