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SURE 2016: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at USC

DATES: June 13 - August 5, 2016

We are no longer accepting applications for SURE 2016


Explore more SURE Photos on Flickr: SURE 2014, SURE 2015.

View the list of research projects(including professor, department, description) available for SURE 2016

Program Benefits:
- Participate in cutting-edge research with top USC faculty
- Receive $4500 stipend, university housing, and travel to and from Los Angeles
- Gain experience and tools to enhance your application to competitive PhD programs
- Explore the rich and diverse culture of Southern California during a two-month stay in Los Angeles while learning about the resources at USC
- Develop lasting friendships with fellow participants
- Receive an application fee waiver for future graduate study at USC

 Application Requirements:
- Sophomore or Junior-year undergraduate students who are citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canadian citizens
- Interest in conducting research and pursuing a PhD program
- Strong academic background (GPA of 3.5 or higher is recommended) in the fields of engineering, math, or hard science (biology, chemistry, physics)
- Application requires transcripts, a resume, statement of purpose and 2 letters of recommendation
- On the application, you will be asked to select up to 3 research positions for which you would like be considered
 Deadlines and Notification Timeline
- 2016 SURE Application Deadline is February 3, 2016
- Participants will be notified in early March 2016