The Lamat REU program aims to increase retention, graduation rates, and PhD admission for students enrolled in two-year or four-year colleges. Program participants engage in inquiry-based learning in astronomy and planetary sciences using state-of-the-art astrophysical simulations as a common pillar. We accept applications from all undergraduate students, but we particularly encourage students from community colleges to apply.

If selected, participants are strongly encouraged to attend a “Winter Science Computational Boot Camp” held in early to mid-January each year that prepares them for the summer program. This year the Winter Science Computational Boot Camp will be held January 10-14, 2022. A stipend will be provided for all winter boot camp participants. Alternative structures of support will be implemented for participants that are engaged in classes during the boot camp.

Lamat’s 2022 eight-week summer program will run from June 20 to August 12, 2022. A stipend will also be provided for this summer session.

Applications for Lamat Summer 2022 are now open! Applications are due December 4, 2021.

Lamat 2022 Application 

Thank you for your interest in the Lamat REU, if you have any questions please contact Managing Director, Deana Tanguay dtanguay@ucsc.edu