2022 Application

The 2022 REU Site: Sustainable Groundwater Resources application is now open through March 1, 2022.

View the requirements and guidelines below to help you prepare a strong application. If you have questions, please first consult our Frequently Asked Questions. For questions not covered in the FAQ, email Dr. Nanus: lnanus@sfsu.edu.


  • Use this link to complete the REU Site: Sustainable Groundwater Resources application: https://www.nsfetap.org/award/144/opportunity/146
  • Please review mentors and projects and consider who you are most interested to work with and why.
  • You must be available to participate in the program fully from June 6 through August 5, 2022 (2022 Program is 9 weeks).
  • Application deadline is March 1, 2022.


  • Your application requires recommendations from two references who can assess your academic abilities, academic accomplishments and motivation, work habits, potential as a researcher, and your ability to participate and benefit from our REU summer program.
  • Please submit your references through the NSF ETAP application process (see application link above).
  • The letters will remain confidential and will not be shared beyond the selection committee.
  • Recommendation letters are due to NSF ETAP by March 1, 2022.

Supporting Documents

  • You will need to submit a college transcript (unofficial or “released to student” version is fine.
  • College transcripts are due to NSF ETAP by the March 1, 2022 deadline.

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