Applicants should complete the application form including a statement of research interests, obtain an official copy of their undergraduate transcript(s), and solicit two letters of recommendation from referees of their choice (e.g. former teachers or academic advisors). The letters of recommendation should be sent (email or hardcopy) directly from the referee to the program (contact info below). Consider that your referees may find it useful to have a copy of your completed application before preparing a letter.

Applications are due Feb 1, 2019. Submit complete applications to Lily Pfeifer by one of the following methods:

1) Scan and email to


2) Mail a hard copy to the address below.

Lily Pfeifer
(Attn: France IRES Program)
Geology and Geophysics
100 E. Boyd Street, SEC 710
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019