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NIST -- Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) - Boulder
Applications for participation in the Boulder SURF program are accepted only from colleges or universities and not from individual students. Please prepare a single proposal from your institution to the SURF NIST Boulder program. This proposal, consisting of forms provided by NIST Boulder, will include a portion completed by an institutional representative and a set of materials to be provided by each student applicant. Opportunities are available in the fields of:
- Chemical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Information Technology
- Materials Science
The student application form should indicate in which laboratory he/she is most interested. Please circulate the information about this program to other appropriate academic departments and administrative staff at your institution.
SURFing is a partnership, supported by NIST, NSF, and the participating colleges/universities.
- Duke Internal Deadline: Your application should be completed and sent to Anastasia Maddox in the Office of Research Support at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 15, 2018.
- Sponsor Deadline: February 12, 2018
Please contact Anastasia Maddox to inform her of your intent to apply so that she may coordinate Duke's submission.
Grants.gov announcement: https://www.grants.gov/custom/viewOppDetails.jsp?oppId=299040
Due to the size of SURF Boulder, applicants that apply to SURF Boulder are limited to nominating no more than eight (8) undergraduate students for participation.
The program is open to all United States citizens or permanent residents. Students must be undergraduates at a U.S. university or college with a scientific major, have a G.P.A. of 3.0/4.0 or better (recommended), and are considering pursuing a graduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.). Students with physics, material science, chemistry, applied mathematics, computer science, or engineering majors are always encouraged to apply. There may be research opportunities for students with other majors.