Online Application

  • UT Chemistry REU Program Application (2014 Application Closed)

  • Note: Before you get started, you should have the following information and files at hand: 1) PDF files (optically scanned or "printed" to PDF files) of: a) Offical college/university transcripts, b) Your c.v. or resume, and c) A statement of interests. 2) Names and email addresses of two or three people who will serve as your references.
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  • Transcript

    Upload copies of all previous college or university official transcripts (PDF file, no more than 1MB). If the file is too large, please email it to Please name your file as "your name_transcript". Official transcripts can also be mailed to Department of Chemistry, Attn: Rachel Rui, 616 Buehler Hall, 1420 Circle Dr., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1600
  • Statement of Interest

    Please address your statement to "Selection Committee". Print or scan your statement of interests (1-2 pages, font size 11, double space) to an Adobe PDF file and upload it here. The file must have a ".pdf" extension. Please name your file as "your name_Interest". In the statement, please answer the following questions: how you become interested in chemistry research, type of research you have done or want to do and how do you feel our program could benefit you in your future study/career development. You may add additional information as you wish.
  • Resume or C.V.

    Print or scan your resume or c.v. to an Adobe PDF file and upload it here. The file must have a ".pdf" extension. Please name your file as "your name_CV".
  • Letters of Recommendation

    The department requires at least two letters of recommendation from faculty members well-acquainted with you and your work. Upon submission of this application, email requests for letters will be sent to your references. These emails will provide your references with instructions for electronic submission of their letter of recommendation. Only letters electronically submitted as instructed will be accepted.
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