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Samford REU Application

In addition to this application form, you must also submit transcripts, a personal statement and two letters of recommendation.

Title  
First Name
 
Last Name
 
Are you a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.?
(this program is eligible for U.S. citizens only)
 
What year were you born?
 

Current Mailing Address and Contact Information

Street

City

 
State

Zip Code

Day Phone

Evening Phone

Cell Phone

Current E-mail (Please provide your long term email, such as Hotmail, rather than your school email address, if available.) 

Long Term Address and Contact Information

Street

City

State

Zip Code

Telephone Number

References

(from 2 professors or employers who can be verbal references. These are in addition to those who wrote letters of recommendation.)
 Reference 1 Name  
Reference 1 Email
Reference 1 Telephone
Reference 2 Name
Reference 2 Email
Reference 2 Telephone

Faculty Mentor Interest

1st Choice (last name only)
2nd Choice (last name only)
3rd Choice (last name only)
Tie Between

Academic Information

Your Current Institution

Name
City
State
Size
At your current institution, what is the highest degree offered in biology, ecology or other related scientific field?
 
What is your current class standing?
(program available to current sophomores and juniors only) 
 
if other, please specify
What is your official major?
Expected bachelor's degree graduation date

Past Colleges Attended

College 1 Name
College 1 Dates Attended
College 1 Major
College 2 Name
College 2 Dates Attended
College 2 Major  
College 3 Name  
College 3 Dates Attended  
College 3 Major  

Coursework

Introductory Coursework
Please list course name and number of any introductory biology and/or chemistry courses you have taken and earned a letter grade of C or better. List horizontally rather than one course per line (B115 Biology, C120 Chemistry, etc.). 
 
Upper Division Coursework
Please list course name and number of any upper division biology, statistics or mathematics courses you have taken and earned a letter grade of C or better. List horizontally rather than one course per line
(B115 Biology, C120 Chemistry, etc.). 
Upper division biology

Statistics

Mathematics

Upper division courses from other subject areas
 
 
Overall GPA

Overall in major  



1. How would you rate your writing skills?
2. What computer experience or skills do you have? (Check and list specific programs, if appropriate.)


 Data entry software
Spreadsheet software  


Other database software
Graphics software
  Statistics software
  List other software
3. Have you participated in any field programs or research projects?
                  

if yes, briefly describe
 

4 Have you conducted laboratory research other than for a course?

 if yes, briefly describe

 
5. Do you have a strong preference for conducting field or laboratory research?
 
6. Describe an experience you have had living and working with a small group of people (other than your family), if you have had one. What did you like most about the experience, and what did you like least? If you have not had such an experience, explain what you think you would like most and least about working closely with others on a field project. 
   
7. What skill or expertise do you have that you might be able to share with your teammates on a project? Your response could address wilderness or camping skills,people skills, field research skills, organizational skills, or other attributes.    
How did you learn about the REU program at Samford? Which one?
 
  Name
 

  
  
  Please specify

9. Have you participated in any other REU program?

Demographic Data

Ethnicity
Race  (select one or more)
Select highest level of education completed by: Mother
if other, please describe  
Father 
if other, please describe   

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