Research Experience for Undergraduates Application Form


Academic Year contact information


Contact information for 5-year tracking

(most students use a grandparent's or parent's address)


Educational information


Interests and Goals




Personal Information





Northern Arizona University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from minorities and women are especially encouraged.


Letters of Reference

List the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email of three people whom we can ask to submit a confidential letters of recommendation on your behalf. At least one letters must be from a college/university faculty member who is familiar with your geology background.


Reference 1


Reference 2


Reference 3


Complete REU Application

Please submit a 1-2 page, double spaced essay indicating:
a) why you are interested in geological research
b) which of the projects listed interests you the most and why
c) how this REU fits into your educational or career goals

A complete REU application includes:
1. Application (this form)
2. All university transcripts (unofficial OK)
3. Three letters of recommendation
4. Essay
Note: Please submit your essay electronically, attached in an e-mail to Nancy Riggs (.doc, .docx, or .pdf only please) titled "'Your Name' REU"

If your Registrar's office will only mail transcripts directly, they should be sent to Nancy Riggs:
Nancy Riggs
Geology Program
PO Box 4099
Flagstaff, AZ 86011

Deadline for applications is February 15, 2014

For additional program information or if you have any questions, please contact the program director, Nancy Riggs