2018 SURF Program Information

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The 2018 SURF program is underway!

(May 21 – July 27)

RI C-AIM is now finalizing student participants for the 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program funded through RI NSF EPSCoR, which will run May 21 – July 27, 2018. SURF provides undergraduates interested an intensive, hands-on research experience investigating questions that address impacts of climate variability on coastal ecosystems.

2018 highlights

  • Up to thirty-five (35) fellowships will be awarded to qualified undergraduates (rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors)
  • Fellows will receive a $4,500 stipend for the 10-week program plus $500 for research supplies
  • The SURF program will also include a variety of field trips, seminars, workshops, and networking events
  • Click the following link to view the 2018 project list
The orientation for accepted SURF students will be held on Monday, May 21 at Roger Williams University from 8:30-11 a.m. More information about the event is forthcoming.

For more information about the SURF program, check out our SURF website or RI-INBRE’s conference page. If you have any questions, please contact RI NSF EPSCoR SURF Coordinator Jim Lemire.

The program will conclude on Friday, July 27 with the annual SURF Conference, where fellows will present their work to the larger Rhode Island scientific community. To view past conference details, click here!

Register for the conference by July 11 at 4:30 p.m.

Submit abstracts for poster presentations  by July 12 at 4:30 p.m.