Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program is our newest research program offered to all UC Merced undergraduate students in any discipline. This 9-week summer fellowship offers undergraduates the opportunity to work alongside faculty and graduate student mentors and provides graduate school preparation. Qualified scholars with interest in pursuing a research opportunity at UC Merced are encouraged to apply!
Program Eligibility and Requirements
Be enrolled in or about to be enrolled in a UC Merced undergraduate degree program
Be on track to receive a bachelor’s degree
Be able to demonstrate potential for success in a graduate program
The following materials are needed to complete the UC Merced SURF application:
UC Merced online application form
Two short personal essays as described in the online application
One letter of recommendation from a UC Merced faculty member
One cumulative unofficial transcript from the my.ucmerced.edu portal
Resume or CV
This opportunity is for UC Merced students who meet minimum eligibility requirements.
Undocumented students are eligible for this program.
Application for the Summer 2018 Scholar Cohort is now closed.
Phone: (209) 228-4245