The online application is now closed (deadline February 15, 2012)We have extended the time for reference writers to submit their letters to February 22, 2012 -- Please make sure your letter writers submit their letters by this time.
This is a common application form for several REU programs at Maryland. Please select 'Robotics (ISR)' in Section 4 to apply to the Miniature Robotics REU and for robotics-specific instructions.
Special note: This program is funded by the National Science Foundation, a federal agency. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply and to participate.
The application requests basic personal and academic information in addition to the following:
1. A scanned copy of your official transcript. An unofficial transcript is okay if you don't have access to your official transcript.
2. Two letters of reference (at least one should be from a professor in engineering, science or math). An email will be sent directly to your references with a link for uploading a reference letter.
3. An statement of purpose (1 page max, single spaced, 12 pt font, 1" margins) on why you are interested in participating in this program (career and academic goals for example) including one paragraph on how you feel that you can contribute to the diversity of experiences among student participants
**If you have technical issues with your application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.**