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ACS International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (IREU)
Opportunities in Italy, Singapore, and the United Kingdom

Summer 2015 Application

This form will open on November 1, 2014

Before You Begin

Only U.S. citizen or permanent residents enrolled at a U.S. university or college are eligible to apply using the following form.
 
If you are a student studying at the University of Strathclyde, the University of Perugia, the National University of Singapore, or a university/college/institution in Germany, you must use the alternative form found here: http://fs18.formsite.com/acs-oia/USIREU2014/
 
 
Also, please note that this application is only for the projects in Italy, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. If you are interested in the program in Germany, you must apply directly through the DAAD RISE program. Full instructions can be found at www.acs.org/ireu. In addition to completing the form below, you may also apply to the Germany portion as well but you will only be able to participate in one opportunity per summer.
 
You may complete this application form in its entirety or in parts. To complete it in parts and save your work, you must create a login account:
Form Login Account (optional)
New Users / Returning Users CLICK HERE to setup or return to your account for this form. Creating an account enables you to return to this form and your submitted results. An account will also enable you to partially complete this form and return later to finish the form. The account you establish is only for this form.

Personal Information

Please note, you must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. to receive this award.

Address during academic year

Permanent home address if different from above

Parent/Guardian or Emergency Contact Information 1

Parent/Guardian or Emergency Contact Information 2 (optional)

Statistical Questions

ACS must provide the federal agency that funds the IREU program, NSF, with certain statistical information about applicants and scholarship recipients in its yearly reports. Answers to the next 5 questions are used for statistical purposes only and are optional. If you elect not to complete this information it will not jeopardize your application, but please be aware that if you become a recipient of the scholarship, ACS or NSF may have to contact you later for some of this information.

Academic Information

 
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Please list below the name (not the course number) of undergraduate science and mathematics courses that you are currently taking. Do not list courses that have appeared or will appear in the transcript you will provide us.

 

Career Information

 
 LanguageProficiency
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Prior Research Experience

In the space provided below, briefly describe your research experience (250 words or less). Be sure to include:
1) name of the school or department where the research took place
2) name of the advisor/mentor who supervised (or is supervising) your research
3) title of the project you were (or are) involved in
4) length of time that you were (or have been) involved in the project
5) a brief description of the project.
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Letters of Recommendation

Indicate below the names and contact information for the two faculty members who will be writing recommendations for you. At least one of them must be a materials or chemical sciences professor. A letter of recommendation from your past or present research supervisor is strongly encouraged. You must contact them to give them the link to the recommendation form: http://fs18.formsite.com/acs-oia/IREUrec/

Reference 1

Reference 2

Research Preferences


Please review the projects available in 2015 at the following universities and select which three projects most interest you from across the sites.
National University of Singapore
University of Perugia
University of Strathclyde
 
 Project CodeProfessor/Lab Director
Choice 1
Choice 2
Choice 3

In the spaces provided below, please indicate the reasons for your selections and rankings of projects (100 words or less).
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Personal Statement

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Wrap-up

 
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