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Department of Physics

Physics Department
116 Cardwell Hall
1228 N. 17th St.
Manhattan, KS 66506-2601

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NSF REU at K-State: Interactions of Matter, Light and Learning 

The K-State REU program offers summer fellowships to do world-class research in our friendly physics department in the scenic Flinthills. We are funded by the National Science Foundation. 

After careful consideration of the current COVID-19 situation in Manhattan and consultation with the National Science Foundation and our university personnel, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Physics Research Experiences for Undergraduates program here at Kansas State University.  Due to our growing concerns surrounding the potentially overwhelming effects of the COVID-19 virus, we feel that this is the best way to proceed. We are very disappointed that we are unable to operate our program this summer but know that it is the best decision based on the information that we have today.

The K-State Physics REU 2021 Application will be available in late fall of 2020

Rolling admissions begin February 18

You must be an enrolled college student who is a US citizen or permanent resident to be eligible for participation in this NSF-funded program.

Program Description

An overview of the program including objectives, timetable, eligibility, research areas, and financial information.

Project Archive

A list of participants from previous years, including their final projects, and links to their personal web pages where they described their experiences both personally and professionally.

Promotional Flyer 

A pdf document suitable for posting with information for 2019.

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Find out more about living at K-State and our community of Manhattan, KS.

National Science Foundation

This program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) grant number 1757778 .  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.