CCEFP 2017 REU Application

Last Name
First Name, MI
Email Address:
Address (Street, City, State, Zip)

Cell Number (Area code + 7 digits)


If you provided your cell phone number, may we use text / SMS messages to share important programmatic information? Yes
Undergraduate College / University
Current major

Current year in school


Expected Graduation Date
Overall GPA
What is your gender? Female
Non-binary/third gender
Do not wish to report


What is your ethnicity? Hispanic or Latino
NOT Hispanic or Latino
Do not wish to report


What is your race (please check all that apply)? Alaska Native
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Do not wish to report


Please indicate your disability status. Hearing Impairment
Visual Impairment
Mobility or Orthopedic Impairment
Do not wish to report


Are you in the military or a recent war veteran? Yes
Do not wish to report


Note: You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the US to be eligible for the CCEFP REU Program.
U.S. Citizen
Permanent Resident
Temporary Resident


Are you part of an LSAMP Program at your home institution? LSAMP is the NSF Funded Louis’ Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation. Are you a student member of The National GEM Consortium? Yes, LSAMP Participant
Yes, GEM Participant


Are you a student member of any of the following student or professional organizations? American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
Society for Advancing Chicano/Latinos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)


Plans for industry employment, internship, or entrepreneurship Eventually
Industry internship
Aim to start my own company
Have not decided


Plans for graduate / professional degree None


Specific area of interest in graduate / professional school (e.g. ME)
Have you previously conducted research with a faculty member at the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, if so, who?

Have you previously conducted research with a faculty member at another academic institution? If so, who and where and what was your research topic?



Are there any other factors that should be considered when placing you in a specific laboratory or research experience?



Indicate each *potential* REU location that interests you. GeorgiaTech
Iowa State University
Marquette University
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Purdue University
University of California, Merced
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
University of Minnesota
Vanderbilt University


What CCEFP and fluid power research topics interest you the most? (You may select more than one). Additive manufacturing
Biodegradable fluids
Energy efficiency
Wind power


Please submit a one-page Statement of Purpose indicating your interest in fluid power – why you should be selected to participate in the CCEFP REU Program.



Please submit a current one-page resume



If it is available, please submit your official or unofficial school issued transcript. If you do not upload it here, make sure to email it to Alyssa Burger at



Please list the names, titles and email addresses of your references. As a reminder, you are required to submit TWO letters of recommendation / reference. Please ask your letter writers to submit their letters of recommendation to Alyssa Burger at


Are you currently enrolled in a program in which you are paid a stipend or issued an award in which you are not permitted to accept support by any other federal funds?


I don’t know
I understand I am submitting an application to the REU Program administered by the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). If I am offered an REU position, and accept, I agree to participate in the REU Bootcamp at Purdue University, May 30 – June 1, 2017. I also confirm that I have read and understand the application materials including the eligibility criteria. Finally, I confirm I will ask my two references to email letters of recommendation to Ms. Alyssa Burger. Yes, I agree
No, I disagree