Published: Feb. 2, 2021

SURP (Summer Undergraduate Research Program): An awesome opportunity for students to get hands on lab experience.  Students can identify faculty they would like to work with and will get matched with a lab they are interested in and are open to working with undergraduates.  They also have seminars from a variety of different departments to gain exposure to a wide range of topics and fields. 

Summer 2021
The dates for SURP 2021: June 6, 2021 to August 13, 2021.

The application closes at 2/15/21 11:59pm CST.

Program is paid (~$3000)

Learn more and apply!

An applicant must be:

  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident 
  • Currently enrolled as a freshman, sophomore, junior or a December graduate in college
    • graduated seniors will not be given consideration

 Other factors considered include:

  •   Cumulative GPA of 3.4 and above
  •   Completion of science courses beyond general biology or chemistry (e.g. organic chemistry, microbiology, genetics, etc.)
  •   Research Essay and strong letters of recommendation
Department Stipend
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology $3,000
Cellular Integrative Physiology $3,000
Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer $4,000
Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy $3,000
High School Alliance (Alumni Only) $2,500
Internal Medicine (SURP) $4,000
Internal Medicine (SUARP) $4,000
MD/PhD Scholars Program $3,000
Pathology and Microbiology $3,000
Child Health Research Institute $3,000
Pharmaceutical Sciences $3,000
Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience $3,000
STRECK $3,000
Surgery $3,000