Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships Program (SURF)

WE’LL START TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS DECEMBER 1, 2016. DEADLINE IS JANUARY 31, 2017 (TUESDAY) AT 5:00PM

How to Apply

SURF-2017.pdf

SURF 2015 Group Photo

2015 Pharmacology SURF Group Photo
Undergraduate students from Case Western, UNC-Chapel Hill, City College, Pomona College and UC San Diego.

 

The Pharmacology Department at the UCSD School of Medicine offers a 8-week research-training program to undergraduates after their sophomore and junior years.

This program is specifically designed for students who are interested in a career in basic research and who are seriously considering Ph.D. training in the basic biomedical sciences. This program is not designed for pre-M.D. or pre-Pharm.D. students.

Approximately five to seven students are accepted into the SURF Program from a nationwide pool of applicants

SURF students are awarded:

  • Stipend of $3000
  • On campus housing
  • Outstanding Research Opportunity (Click here for potential mentors.)
  • GRE Preparation Course
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Opportunity to present research at the UCSD Summer Undergraduate Research Conference