SURF Application

Application Information:

Prepare your application.  You will need::

  • Required Information:
    • Name
    • Email
    • Current college/university
    • Current major
    • Anticipated Graduation
  • Copies of:
    • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
    • An unofficial copy of your transcript
  • A personal statement
    • Make sure you describe your research interests
    • Describe your motivation for research
    • Name at least one faculty member you are interested in working with
    • (Never written a personal statement before? See our FAQ
  • The names and contact information (email) of up to 3 references who can speak to your research potential.
    • You do not need to have your references send in a letter but do let them know that they may be contacted by your prospective mentor.

Once you have your information and files ready, complete your application at this website:

You are encouraged to use a computer to ensure that you get all files uploaded properly.