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Application Instructions

Selection Process

Successful CSUR candidates will be matched with staff scientists with similar research interests, based on the topics listed in our application. This year we anticipate that we will offer up to ten (10) awards to qualified undergraduates interested in conducting independent research for 10 weeks during the summer (June 5 - August 11, 2017) in one of the areas of focus. Application deadline is February 6, 2017.  Decisions will be made and students contacted by March 13, 2017.

Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions, and do not intend to graduate on or before May 31, 2017.

How to Apply

Complete an electronic application and email it to It is strongly preferred that applications be sent electronically. If unable to do so, please mail the application to the address provided on the PDF file. Applications from under-represented minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.


We can also be reached by:

Phone: 914-273-3078, ext. 10 (business office)
Fax: 914-273-2167

You can also write us at:

CSUR-REU Program
Louis Calder Center - Biological Field Station, Fordham University
P.O. Box 887
Armonk, NY 10504

The CSUR program is supported in part by Fordham University and the National Science Foundation. The Louis Calder Center - Biological Station is a member of the Organization of Biological Field Stations.