REU in Mathematics at Cal State San Bernardino – Apply by Feb. 17th!

Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Mathematics at CSUSBWant to have a fantastic summer? What could be more exciting than conducting research in mathematics for eight weeks? And getting paid to do it?! If this sounds like fun read on–it just keeps getting better!

Program Description
The principal goal of the REU in mathematics at CSUSB is to provide promising undergraduate math majors with a meaningful, exciting and challenging experience in mathematical research. During the eight-week residential program students will carry out guided independent and collaborative research. Research problems will come from the fields of Geometry and Knot Theory, and will be chosen in consultation with a faculty mentor. The program culminates with participants writing research papers based on their work, and presenting their results at a poster session as well as a formal seminar.

Dates: June 26th – August 18, 2017 (8 weeks, pending renewal of support from the NSF)
Please note that you will need to be present for all of those days. Please contact the director in advance if you have an extenuating circumstance or have a question about this.

Department of Mathematics
California State University, San Bernardino
5500 University Pkwy
San Bernardino, CA 92407

Successful applicants will receive a $4000 stipend, as well as room and an allowance for board.

This program is funded by the National Science Foundation and the California State University, San Bernardino. Participants must be continuing their undergraduate education the following Fall, and the NSF requires US citizenship or permanent resident status.

To Apply
Submit the following materials:

  • A completed online application form – Online application form available
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty that can assess your mathematical strengths. These can be emailed to Dr. Dunn.
  • An electronic copy of your college transcripts (unofficial electronic/scanned copies are acceptable). It is preferable that you merge all of your transcripts into one file for upload. You will upload your transcripts after you complete the online application.

Deadline: To receive full consideration, applications should be completed by February 17, 2017. Your application materials can also be sent electronically or via snail mail, although we strongly prefer you use our online application . These materials may also be submitted electronically to Dr. Dunn at, although again we would strongly prefer you fill out our online application.
For more information, see our Frequently Asked Questions page, or contact Dr. Dunn at


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