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Rutgers Math REU

REU Program Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin January 31 and continue until all slots are filled.

The online application form for the DIMACS REU has been updated and is online. Projects will continue to be added throughout the application process. Please check back on a regular basis to see if new projects have been added.

To apply to the DIMACS REU Program, you must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. To submit your application please visit our online application form. Student applicants will be asked to create a login and password. Your login will be an email address. Be sure to use an email address that you check regularly. This email address is where updates and information about the REU program will be sent. If you have any questions, please contact

Applicants should be undergraduates with a major in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a closely related STEM field. They should be current juniors (graduating in the academic year following the REU), although sophomores with exceptionally strong backgrounds as well as seniors will be considered. Due to funding agency rules, only U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible to receive stipends and support for housing and travel costs under the DIMACS, DIMACS/DIMATIA, and Mathematics programs; however, foreign students enrolled at a U.S. university are eligible for funding under the CCICADA program. Women, minorities, and students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Guidelines

The DIMACS REU program receives hundreds of applications every year. To ensure that your application will be properly processed, follow the online application guidelines below.

Be sure you have included the following items in your application.

If you would like more information about the program, the supervisors, or suggested research projects, please contact the REU Coordinator at: or call 848-445-5930.

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