The University of New Mexico Physics and Astronomy REU Program

The 2018 Summer REU group

About the Program

Beginning mid-September 2021, the University of New Mexico's Physics and Astronomy Department will accept applications for the summer research internship program for undergraduate students studying physics and astronomy, including radio astronomy and laser applications held at the University of New Mexico. The 2022 program will begin in May and end in July.

The program pays for the majority of student expenses - travel (up to $600), on-campus housing, a $5,000 stipend, the cost of most activities -- and focuses on the development of strong student-mentor relationships as well as laboratory and research skills. The program offers a range of recreational activities and opportunities to experience New Mexico.

The UNM P&A REU Program has been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) grant funding. Eligible students (must be a US citizen or permanent resident, currently enrolled in a college or university and attending in the Fall Semester following REU participation) are welcome to apply.

Please contact Jim Thomas and/or David Dunlap at if you have further questions.