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Application Procedure

Thank you for your interest in our REU program. However, funding for the LA-SiGMA grant ends in January 2016, and therefore, we will not have a 2016 REU program.

We encourage you to apply to the REU program of the new NSF grant, and LA-SiGMA successor, Consortium for Innovation in Manufacturing and Materials (CIMM).

If you are:

you can apply for a place in our REU!

To apply you MUST complete the following steps:

The 500 word statement and your transcript MUST be sent to:

Staci Kramer
LA-SiGMA REU Program Office
Either by e-mail:
sckramer AT lsu DOT edu, e-mail subject: REU Applications,
or mail:
340 E. Parker Blvd.
LSU CCT Digital Media Center
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
or fax:
Fax: (225) 578-5362, Attn. Staci Kramer

To be considered as an applicant, you need to submit all the required documents by application deadline of March 1, 2015.

For questions or concerns regarding these requirements, please don't hesitate to contact Staci Kramer at sckramer -at-, or at (225) 578-5381.

Dates for 2015 REU Programs:


Students who meet the above requirements and complete the entire application process will be considered for selection. Selection for the REU will be made by faculty and research staff of LA-SiGMA.


Successful applications will receive a competitive stipend and on campus housing. Stipends will be $4500.00 for the nine or ten week period. The award will also pay up to $400 for travel expenses. Housing will be in university apartments or dorms, depending on the REU site.