Application Form

Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.
  • Majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or any other related disciplines
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Sophomore, junior or senior.
  • Must not graduate before December 2024.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2024.

Notification Begins: March 18, 2024.

Application Steps

To apply, follow the NSF ETAP link: 


You may also visit and use a search keyword: Unmanned aerial systems, UAS, or Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to start with your application for the REU opportunity.

Steps to follow to complete the ETAP application:

  1. Registration: Follow the directions available on ETAP pages.
  2. Personal Statement: It should address your research interests and goals. It should relate to your academic or professional experiences.
  3. Transcripts: Upload unofficial copies of transcripts. Official transcripts will be required once you are accepted to the REU program.
  4. References: Two references are required from faculty advisors or mentors at your home institution or any previous institution of your attendance.
  5. Additional Questions
  6. Submit Application