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Application Process

Applications for Summer 2020 are now open!

As part of the application process, you will need to submit a transcript, CV, and contact information for two faculty to write letters of recommendation, as well as a statement of purpose and statements summarizing your research experience if any. (No research experience is necessary to apply.) Instructions for submitting these materials will be provided within the online application.

Application deadline is Feb. 13, with rolling admissions until spaces are filled.

Applicants who already have an account click here-

Applicants who do not have an account click here
Be sure to select our site name: "Clemson Biophysics REU” on the Site Selection page.



Students must have completed at least two semesters of college-level physical science/engineering or biological science/engineering by the start of the program in May 2020. Students must have an overall GPA of 3.2 or greater, with a major in natural science (biological or physical science) or engineering. Students must be here for all 10 weeks of the program. Participants in the REU program must be US citizens or permanent residents. Students who have completed their bachelor's degree before the start of the program are not eligible for the program.