Application Materials


To apply for the EcoREU program at the University of Arkansas, please complete all the required pieces of the application and then click here to submit.

NOTE: You cannot save your online application once it is started, so please have all parts of the application package ready to upload before you click the link to submit online.

The following items will need to be included in your application package:

  1. Unofficial transcript - should be printed or photocopied; do NOT take a screenshot of your college or university's website with this information; you might be asked to submit an official transcript at a later date.
  2. Resume - please be sure to include your GPA, coursework, work experience, and research experience if applicable.
  3. Essay - in 300 words or less, describe why you are interested in this REU program, what your career goals are, and what you hope to accomplish or gain from this experience. Use 12-point font, single spaced.
  4. Letters of recommendation (2 of them) -  you will need to include their email contact information during the online application; but, these must be submitted by your letter writers, NOT uploaded by you online; have each person email the letter directly to These can be sent in after the application deadline.

If for any reason you are unable to submit an online application, please contact Dr. Evans-White at 479-575-4706 and she will help you with your application.


 Application deadline:

The deadline is extended into February. Reviews will begin on February 15, 2018 and continue until all positions are filled; you are encouraged to submit your application on or near February 15.

Program dates:

May 21-July 27, 2018

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