Team for Research in
Ubiquitous Secure Technology

Summer 2015 TRUST REU

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 28, 2015

ELIGIBILITY
The TRUST REU will be offered on a competitive basis to those individuals who, at the application deadline:

  1. Are citizens or permanent residents of the United States
  2. Are enrolled full time at a four-year college or university
  3. Are rising juniors, rising seniors or seniors graduating in December
  4. Have not already completed a B.A. or B.S. degree
  5. Have a 3.25 or better cumulative grade point average

PROGRAM EXPECTATIONS
Research projects are under individual faculty sponsorship. Students are encouraged to express interest in a specific area of security or a specific faculty member in their personal statement however, the program cannot guarantee that the student will work in his/her expressed research area of interest. Faculty advisors and the program director reserve the right to make final research placements. All research is substantive, requiring the full-time commitment of the student (five days a week/40 hours per week). Students are not allowed to work while participating in the program. In conjunction with the requirements of the faculty advisors, all participants are required to submit a research paper, produce a research poster, and make a final presentation describing their work. Students also participate in supplemental activities including workshops, meetings, and classes to enhance their program experience and preparation for graduate school.

APPLICATION MATERIALS AND PROCEDURES
A complete application includes the following materials:

  1. Completed online application form HERE, which includes:
    • Resume
    • Statement of Purpose, (The statement of purpose should be 500-600 words. If you are unfamiliar with the statement of purpose, information can be found here)
  2. Two letters of recommendation, emailed to reu-info@truststc.org
  3. Official copy of your current academic transcript, emailed to reu-info@truststc.org; transcripts can be mailed if necessary or if home institution does not have capacity to email transcripts.
Transcripts can be mailed to:
TRUST REU Program
University of California, Berkeley
337 Cory Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-1774

Questions: Contact reu-info@truststc.org