Application Procedures & Requirements


To be eligible for admission students must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Be female of Native American descent
  • Have a United States passport
  • Be a geology major with geological coursework (for example; Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Mineralogy and Petrology)
  • Be willing to interact and work with other individuals interested in the sciences
  • Be willing to commit time and energy to an active research program and to present the results of these efforts at a professional meeting
  • Be able to work in a rural, undeveloped, international setting


Application will stay open until program is full.

Apply to the Morris REU Program

Mail a copy of your college transcript and two letters of support to:

Professor James Cotter
Geology Discipline, REU
University of Minnesota, Morris
Morris, MN 56267

For more information, contact:

Professor James Cotter
Phone: 320-589-6312 or 320-589-6300 (to leave a message)

REU is funded by the National Science Foundation and the University of Minnesota, Morris. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer and educator.