FAQ

What is BRITE?
Bioinformatics Research and Interdisciplinary Training Experience

When is the application due?
The application must be submitted electronically by February 17, 2020.

Where do I send my application?
The REU application is completed online. If you need assistance to complete the application, please contact the Program Coordinator at johannas@bu.edu.

Am I eligible to apply if I am not a U.S. citizen?
To be eligible for NSF/REU grant support, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Am I eligible to apply if I am not an undergraduate student?
No. To be eligible for NSF/REU grant support you must be a rising junior or rising senior during the summer of 2019. This excludes students who will be starting undergraduate school in the Fall of 2019, and those who received their undergraduate degree in spring of 2019. However, second semester seniors who will be completing their undergrad degree in December 2019 or January 2020 are eligible.

When will I be notified if I have been accepted?
Students will be contacted at the beginning of March.

I have additional questions…
Please contact Johanna Vasquez in the Bioinformatics Program at johannas@bu.edu.