Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

Fellowship Information

Description:

The Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program, sponsored by Mayo Graduate School, is a great way to build your skills as a young scientist or test your inclinations toward research.

Who Should Apply:

You can apply for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program if you: Are a student currently in your sophomore or junior year at a U.S. college or university Have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) Are seriously considering a biomedical research career as a Ph.D. or M.D.-Ph.D. International students who are attending a U.S. college or university are eligible to apply.

Fellowship Benefits:

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program award is $5000 (minus taxes) for 10 weeks. From this stipend, students are responsible for their own travel, housing and meals. Most students live together in a convenient summer student housing area which costs about $175/week.

Number & Amount Available:

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program award is $5000 (minus taxes) for 10 weeks. From this stipend, students are responsible for their own travel, housing and meals. Most students live together in a convenient summer student housing area which costs about $175/week. Each year, 90-100 undergraduate students from around the United States come to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., to work beside both young and established scientists on a broad range of biomedical research questions. A limited number of fellowships are also available at the Mayo Clinic campuses in Jacksonville, Florida and Scottsdale, Arizona.

Citizenship Requirements:
non-USA
non-USA w/greencard
STEM Fields Only:
Yes
NC State Endorsement Required:
No

Student Information

Required GPA:
3.0 and above
Academic Level:
Sophomore
Junior

Deadlines

Initial Deadline:
February 1st
NC State Campus Deadline:

None

National Deadline:
Feb. 1st