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Applying for the 2021 NSF-REU Nuclear
Physics and Nuclear Chemistry Program at the Cyclotron Institute


At this time we are planning on hosting an in-person program, but may convert to a virtual program pending developments in the local health situation.


  1. Applicants must be US citizens or have permanent resident status.
  2. Applicants must have undergraduate status at the time of the program. (Students planning to receive a degree by May 2021 are not eligible).
  3. Applicants must have completed an introductory physics/chemistry course and have completed or be enrolled in an advanced physics/chemistry course.

To apply for the REU Program follow the link below to the application website:

    DISCLAIMER: It is possible to complete the online application in multiple sittings however this needs to be done from the same device. To ensure that you do not lose any progress it is advised that students be ready to complete the application in a single sitting. With that in mind, there are three long free response questions that you may wish to work on and have typed up and then copy and paste them into the application.

    Those three questions are provided below:
    -Why are you interested in participating in the Texas A&M Cyclotron Institute REU program? (max 3000 characters)
    -Please describe your technical background, experience and skills that will contribute to your project. (max 1500 characters)
    -Is there any other additional information in support of your application that you wish to provide? (Optional, max 1000 characters)

    Fill out the on-line 2021 Cyclotron Institute REU Application

    Application website is now open.



All application materials must be received by January 31st, 2021.
Complete applications (including transcripts and two letters of reference) submitted by this date will receive full consideration.
However, we will continue to accept applications until all positions are filled.

If you have any questions about the REU program or the application process please send an email to