To apply for the SURF program, follow the 3 steps below:
- Complete the SURF Application: APPLY HERE
- Submit the following documents (in a single pdf file) within the application portal:
- Personal statement essay (1-2 pages) describing the following insights about yourself:
- A brief description of your most meaningful research experience and future career goals
- Why you are interested in the MSTP-SURF program
- Challenges/obstacles you have had to overcome in your life and academic career so far
- University/college transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
- Please have two (2) recommenders email their letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "APPLICANTLAST_FIRSTNAME - SURF 2024 - Letter of Recommendation"
THE DEADLINE TO APPLY TO THIS PROGRAM IS FEBRUARY 2, 2024.
Program Address and Contact:
UCSD SURF Program
9500 Gilman Drive - MC 0661
La Jolla, CA 92093-0661