The REU Site: Mechanisms of Evolution is accepting applications. This NSF supported program provides students with an opportunity to perform independent research under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Participants receive a $5,750 stipend ($575 per week), travel subsidy and complimentary housing in a UNLV dormitory. Students from underrepresented groups and from academic institutions with limited research opportunities, including two-year colleges, are strongly encouraged to apply.
The program dates are May 30 to August 3, 2018. The application deadline is Saturday April 7, 2018.
A complete application includes a one-page career essay, transcripts and one letter of recommendation.