Pavlis Honors College

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

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Check out Sarah Harttung's SURF in peat research with the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences.

SURFs are open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer.

Annual awards of up to $4,000 are available. Program requests for applications are announced in Tech Today beginning in November, with applications for these annual awards due January 25, 2019 at 4 p.m.

Fellowship recipients will conduct a research project under the guidance of a Michigan Tech faculty mentor, during the summer semester.

Fellowship recipients are required to:

  • Attend one of the Orientation sessions with your mentor
  • Submit interim reports of their progress through the summer
  • Attend meetings of SURF award recipients
  • Present their research