IREU | How to apply

Undergraduate students enrolled at a U.S. university/college and holding U.S. citizenship or permanent residency may apply to both the ACS IREU program in Germany and the joint program in Italy, Singapore, and the United Kingdom by using the following procedures.

Nine IREU positions in Italy, Singapore, and the UK

Eight IREU positions in Germany

  • Visit the DAAD RISE project database which is open from November 1, 2014 to January 15, 2015
  • Select a project from the database that is either a materials of chemical science project focused on the theme of sustainable energy
  • Apply online using the DAAD RISE application between November 1, 2014 and January 15, 2015
  • To be eligible, applicants must check the option that reads: "Chemists and scientists and engineers from related disciplines, would you like to be considered for the ACS-DAAD fellowship sponsored by the NSF?"
  • After February 1, 2015, 20-30 individuals will be invited by DAAD and ACS to submit further information in consideration of receiving the ACS-DAAD IREU-RISE fellowship
  • Individuals who are not invited to supply additional information and those that are not selected will remain eligible for the standard DAAD RISE fellowships to Germany