Savannah River Ecology Laboratory REU in Radioecology - two students who have just set up their hoop net in a reference wetland

(Letters must be submitted by January 31, 2018)

To be able to fairly rank all applications, we are asking all references to respond to the list of questions below. However, we cannot overemphasize how important individual letters of recommendation are to mentors for evaluating student fit in their laboratory or research project. The letters provide references the opportunity to highlight specific examples that illustrate the candidate's strengths or suitability to the program. Therefore, we also require references to also upload a letter of recommendation.


Please rank the applicant's strengths in the following areas, with a score of 1 being the lowest, and 5 being the highest. Please reserve the rank of 5 for students who are truly exceptional in that area.