Apply to the Program

Program dates: May 26 to July 20, 2022

Application period opens: December 15, 2021

Application deadline: March 1, 2022

Decision notification letters will be sent to applicants in April.

Who Should Apply

  • U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent residents of the United States
  • Undergraduate students enrolled full time in a STEM program for at least one additional semester following the summer of 2022
  • Those with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher at their current college by January 2022
  • Minority, women, and first-generation college students are encouraged to apply
  • Documents Required
    • Application form
    • Resume or CV
    • A reference letter from a professor familiar with your academic performance
    • REU application essay documenting interest in pursuing a STEM career (300 words maximum)
    • Signed letter of commitment
    • Unofficial transcripts
    • Select 2 projects of interest
  • Convert all the documents to PDF

How To Apply

    • REU Application
      • If you are a BMCC student: Log in to the application through the BMCC Portal as outlined below.
      • If you are a Non-BMCC student: First, create an account; then log in to the application as outlined below.

BMCC Students

STEP 1: Go to
STEP 2: Click “BMCC Portal” on the top right side of the page.
STEP 3: Click on “Login” under “For Students” (your login information is your student e-mail login and password).
STEP 4: After you have logged in successfully, click on the “Scholarship Manager” icon.
STEP 5: For the REU application, disregard the scholarship criteria. Scroll down to the REU application, then click on “Start Application Now” and follow the instructions.

Non-BMCC Students

STEP 1: Create Account

STEP 2: Log In To REU Application

STEP 3: Scroll down to the REU application, then click on “Start Application Now” and follow the instructions.

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For further information, contact us at

Science Department

199 Chambers St, Room S-699
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-1305

Office Hours:
9 a.m.-5 p.m