Participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents in order to receive the $3500 stipend, housing and travel support.
Participants should have at least one more semester of schoolwork to complete after the end date of the REU (July 25). Ideally, applicants should be in their sophomore or junior years.
Ideal candidates will have completed a course in proofs and linear algebra. A completed course in combinatorics and/or geometry is preferred for those wishing to apply. Being enrolled in or have completed a graph theory and an abstract algebra course would be a plus.
Please apply online at https://www.mathprograms.org/db/programs/268
As a part of your application you will need to submit a personal statement. In this statement you should detail why you would like to participate in the REU at Fresno State, including why the topic to be studied is appealing to you. This statement should also include a short description of hobbies and interests.
In your cover form, you will be asked to provide a list of mathematics classes you have taken and are currently taking, along with the textbooks used. You will also be asked to provide your overall GPA and your Math GPA. The cover form may be downloaded here.
Finally, in the application you will be asked to provide your gender (for housing arrangement purposes) and race/ethnicity (for NSF reporting purposes).
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2014. No late, or incomplete, applications will be considered.