Undergraduate students interested in applying to the program must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and be:
- US Citizens or Permanent Residents
- Rising juniors or rising seniors, with expected graduation dates on or beyond June 2019. (Outstanding sophomores may also be considered).
- Enrolled as a full-time student.
- Majoring in fields associated with the focus of the CDB-REU program: Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, General Biology, Environmental Science or associated fields of study.
In addition,from academic professors in science are required as part of the application package.