Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships Program (SURF)

WE WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS DECEMBER 1, 2017. DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JANUARY 31, 2018 (WEDNESDAY) AT 5:00PM

ALL RECOMMENDATION LETTERS MUST BE RECEIVED BY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018.  RECOMMENDATION LETTERS MUST BE SENT BY THE WRITER TO PHARMEDUCATION@UCSD.EDU

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2017 Pharmacology SURF Participants
Undergraduate students from: Penn State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, San Diego City College, 
Fort Lewis College, Westminster College, Ferris State University, 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 (List of potential faculty lab/mentors)
  • GRE Preparation Course
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Opportunity to present research at the UCSD Summer Undergraduate Research Conference