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Research Experience for Undergraduates

The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program is designed to give Stanford undergraduates the chance to work with faculty and their research groups on advanced research projects. This summer program runs 10 weeks, from June (beginning shortly after commencement) through August.

The program is coordinated jointly by the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE), the Office of Student Affairs in the School of Engineering and the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department. Students who are accepted into the program will receive a summer fellowship stipend. On-campus housing and a meal plan through the Student Housing Office may be available but please note that this is a separate program and must be applied for separately. Participation in REU is not a guarantee of room and board. Whether you are well into your major or still testing the waters, all engineering students are strongly encouraged to consider taking advantage of the REU program.

How to apply

Contact the Aero/Astro professor you would like to work with. For help, you may contact the Aero/Astro Student Services Office. For general advice on how to get involved in research at Stanford, the Undergrad Research and Independent Projects website will prove helpful.