In the Summer of 2021 Department of Mathematical Sciences and Ocean Engineering & Marine Sciences will host undergraduate students from around the US. For 8 weeks these students will participate in Statistical Models with Applications to Geoscience research program and learn the skills necessary for a successful scientific career.
Special seminars will be held to increase students' public speaking and presentation skills.
Special workshops will be held to develop, gain, and improve students' analytical thinking, data analysis, and coding skills.
Students will learn from experience about scientific research and how to apply their academic work to real-world problems.
The 2021 Statistical Models with Applications to Geoscience REU Program will be May 17 - July 10, 2021.
Housing is provided to the students free of charge in a dormitory room on Florida Tech campus.
Weekly stipend of $600 for 8 weeks ($4,800 total) of the summer program is provided.
Weekly meal allowance of $100 ($800 total) is provided.
A travel allowance to travel from the student's university or home city to Melbourne, Florida is also provided.
The student must be available for the entire 8 weeks of the program.
Travel allowances are also provided to students to present their summer research at a conference.
Participants must be undergraduate students enrolled in a degree program, preferably finishing their sophomore year.
Applications from traditionally underrepresented groups and community colleges are encouraged.
The program is limited to US citizens or green card holders, and students 18 years of age or older.
Florida Tech students are not eligible (but they are encouraged to contact us about other research opportunities during the school year).
Intern and mentor funding provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF).