U of U Chemistry: 2021 REU

Project Description:

Join undergraduates from colleges and universities across the United States. Engage in full-time, cutting-edge research on a project of your choice.

The program includes:

  • Stipend of $5,000
  • Travel allowance
  • Room and board (to non-local students)
  • Training and research
  • Weekly luncheon seminars
  • Activities with other University of Utah REU programs
  • Outdoor adventures in the spectacular Wasatch mountains
  • Culminating symposium

REU Projects for Summer 2021

We have worked with our faculty mentors to develop REU summer projects that will provide students with meaningful and safe chemistry research experiences. We expect to offer a mix of projects in summer 2021 that can be conducted in-person or remotely, so that students with different circumstances and health risks can participate.

On the application, students need to indicate their interest in up to four projects. Please click on the short title to expand to read the full description and access a link to the lab website, which has more information about the research group. 

Projects that will be conducted in-person are designated as “IP” or will be conducted remotely are designated as “R”; those with both designations can be conducted in-person or remotely, depending on student preference.


Program Dates: May 26 – August 7, 2021
Application Open: January 10, 2021
Application Deadline: February 14, 2021

Application Parts: Personal, school, and references info (two reference letters required); College transcript (file upload); Project selection and statement of interest (300 words), Personal statement (1 page, file upload)

For more information and to access project details & application, please visit this Chemistry REU page.