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International Research Experience in France

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January 3, 2024

The International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program is a 11-12 week program based in France. Participants will spend most of their time working with graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, staff, and other undergraduates on a well-developed research project under the mentorship of an experienced faculty member sponsored by the University of Florida and is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

The program provides:

  • $6000 for food and incidentals
  • Housing for free (provided by hosting site)
  • $1000 travel allowance
  • Up to $1000 are provided to travel to the National Meeting of the ACS in Spring 2025


  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident (DACA students can apply for the AgroParis and Reims sites).
  • Must have previous research experience.
  • Students with appropriate research interests in Chemistry, Biochemistry or other STEM areas are encouraged to apply.
  • Pre-professional (Medical, Law, Dentistry, Veterinary) students are NOT encouraged to apply.

Who should apply: 

  • Students with interest in any Chemistry related area.
  • Students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply (first in the family college students, community college students, POC, non-traditional students)
  • Applications submissions accepted through January 15th, 2024.

Important Dates:

  • Applications: (submissions accepted through January 15th 2024).
  • Summer REU: May – August 2024 (actual travelling dates depend on each student schedule)
  • Poster presentation – ACS National Meeting & Exposition Spring 2025.

For more information and the application form, please go to

This program is funded by NSF-Award Number 2244028