Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
NSF-REU Site in Mathematics

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a Research Experience for Undergraduates

REU Application Information
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How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted electronically, using the link above.   A complete application consists of:
  • a completed application form, including letter of interest,
  • two letters of recommendation from professors who will comment on your mathematical potential, motivation and work habits, and
  • a current college transcript; an unofficial transcript will suffice.

We prefer that letters of recommendation be sent using a web interface, which may be accessed using the electronic application form link above. For full consideration, please make sure your application is complete by Friday, February 22, 2013.

Female, minority and physically disabled students are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

You can contact the co-Director (for general questions and inquiries) at:

     Professor Al Holder, co-Director
     Department of Mathematics - REU
     Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
     5500 Wabash Ave.,
     Terre Haute, IN 47803
     Phone: (812)-877-8682
     Fax: (812)-877-8883

Questions about specific research areas should be directed to the associated faculty member.

Participant background, requirements and selection:
Participants are expected to meet the following:

  • must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or its possessions; sorry, but we do not have funding for international students who are not permanent residents, nor the means to accept self-funded students,
  • must be a full-time undergraduate as of September 2013,
  • must devote their full time to the program and not engage in any other course work or employment during the program,
  • should have some background
  • should have some experience in using a high level mathematical package or programming language, e.g., Maple, Mathematica, Matlab, C, Pascal, Java, or dedicated statistical package.
Participants will be selected according to the above criteria as well as demonstrated mathematical creativity, motivation, and good work habits, as determined from the application materials and recommendation letters.

Notification Policy

All applicants will be notified by email about the completeness of their application a couple of days after the deadline date. Unless previously notified, a final notification that the search is closed will be emailed after all positions have been filled and confirmed in writing (this could take a month).  If you have any questions about the status of your application, especially if you are trying to make a decision on accepting another summer position, please email the program director who will happy to give you a prompt response.

This document was last modified: 01/03/13
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