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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2018 Pharmacology SURF Participants
Undergraduate students from: Sonoma State University, San Diego City College, San Diego State University, Hillsdale College, Ferris State University, Vasser 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 (List of potential faculty lab/mentors)
  • GRE Preparation Course
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Opportunity to present research at the UCSD Summer Undergraduate Research Conference

UCSD SURF 2018 FLYER