Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships
What is the SURF Program?
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program provides $1000 to student-faculty teams in support of summer-length scholarly and creative activity. SURF awards are a great way for APSU undergraduate students to gain initial experience with research, work on a small project, and work closely with a faculty mentor.
Who is eligible?
- All current undergraduates, including seniors who are graduating in May.
How much is the fellowship?
- The fellowship is a $1000 award paid as a student stipend.
How many fellowships will be given for 2013?
What is required?
- A completed application form including a description of your project and a faculty member's letter of support.
- A proposed research project which will be completed over the summer between May 13 and August 24. Exact dates and times may be determined by the student-faculty research team.
- Attendence and participation in the Summer Research Symposium, usually held during the first week of the Fall semester. All projects should be complete by this event.
How do I apply?
- Contact OUR by email or phone 931-221-7625
2012 SURF Program
May 14-August 24, 2012
- Eva Grebe, Department of Biology, Advisor: Chris Gienger
- Joe Harms, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Advisor: Justin Oelgoetz
- Kristen Knight, Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Advisor: Ayman Alzaatreh
- Kayla Pendergrass, Department of Geosciences, Advisor: Chris Gentry
- Aaron Ross, Department of Biology, Advisor: Chris Gienger
- Rob Shepard, Department of Biology, Advisor: Dwayne Estes
- Ashley Wallace, Department of Art, Advisor: Ken Shipley
Summer Research Symposium held Friday, August 31, 2012 from12:00 to 2:00pm in the Honors Commons
2011 SURF Program
May 16 - June 24, 2011
- Meaghan Sikes (Education, Advisor: Sheila Pirkle)
- Dianne Torres (Chemical Engineering Technology, Advisor: Phil Hall)
- Megan Walker (Biology, Advisor: Gilbert Pitts)
Reception held Friday July 1, 2011 from1:00 to 2:00pm in Room 202 Hemlock Semiconductor Building