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  REU Site: Interdisciplinary Program in High Performance Computing


Online Application

Deadline: February 18, 2011

For full consideration, please ensure that all application materials are submitted by this deadline, including the letters of recommendation.
  • Complete and submit the online application form.
  • Send the following additional information to hpcreu@umbc.edu as e-mail attachments in PDF format:
    • A current resume.
    • A personal statement that describes in approximately two pages (1) your background in mathematics, statistics, and programming; (2) your interest in applications of mathematics and/or statistics; (3) your previous research experiences (if any); and (4) your experience with or interest in team work (this can be in an academic or in an extracurricular setting, e.g., a campus club).
    To help us save these attachments accurately, please have your last name together with "resume" or "statement", respectively, in the filename.
  • Letters of recommendation: Arrange for two letters of recommendation to be e-mailed directly from the letter writer to hpcreu@umbc.edu. Please ask each letter writer to discuss (1) your background in mathematics, statistics, and programming; (2) your written and oral communication skills; (3) your experience with and/or potential for research; and (4) your experience in team work, if any.
NOTE: If you have questions about the requirements and/or the process, do not hesitate to contact us by sending e-mail to hpcreu@umbc.edu.