Field Experiences in South Texas
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute


The program dates are June 2 – August 8, 2014.

Eligibility: Students must be undergraduates who will be enrolled in Fall 2014, and U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and its possessions.

Stipends: Students will receive a summer stipend of $5000 for the 10-week program, full room and board, a research allowance, and a travel allowance.

Forms required for the application:

  • Completed Application
  • Two recommendation forms and recommendation letters from professors
  • Unofficial college transcripts

The recommendation forms & letters and unofficial transcripts should be emailed to with the subject “2014 REU Application  – LastName”.


Click here for the Application. *Please note that your application cannot be saved and returned to later.  Please review the application questions before filling out the application, as it must be completed in one session. A copy of the application questions can be downloaded here.
Click here for Professor Recommendation Forms. *Please fill out the top of the recommendation form before giving them to your references.

Deadline for applications is March 7, 2014.


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