May 30 – August 11, 2017

Apply Online

MII is currently accepting applications for the 2017 REU summer program.  Please complete the online or hard-copy application and email it to us electronically or via USPS to the address below. 

Although there is no hard-and-fast application deadline, faculty will begin reviewing applications and selecting their summer researchers beginning February 1st.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early as slots are filled quickly.

You should send your application with a Statement of Goals, your recommendation letters, and your official transcript(s) to:

Virginia Tech
Macromolecules Innovation Institute (0201)
NSF REU Summer Program
Attn: REU Program Director
1075 Life Science Circle, Suite 110, Blacksburg, VA 24061

If you choose, you may email your materials (with the exception of the transcripts – originals required) to