Purdue University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

SURF is a 10-week-long paid research opportunity for undergraduates enrolled in US universities. 
Save the Date: Purdue SURF application opens January 10th, 2023 - deadline is Feb 15, 2023.
Check out the Pathways Scholars cohort(priority deadline is Feb 1, 2023)

  • SURF Program Dates: May 22- Aug 2, 2023
  • Students receive a summer stipend of $6,000

Specialized SURF program areas/highlights include the areas below and more!:
CISTAR Summer Research and NSBE-SEEK REM. Undergraduates work on research related to decarbonization and renewable energy. Eligibility: Undergraduate students who are a U.S. Persons. Stipend of $6,000 and summer housing provided. Learn more here: https://cistar.us/dci/dci-programs-and-opportunities

CISTAR Research Experience and Mentoring (REM) - Perform 6 weeks of research and 4 weeks of mentoring middle schoolers in partnership with NSBE-SEEK. 

AAMP-UP Summer Research.Undergraduates work with faculty on cutting edge research in energetic materials (explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnics). Program is sponsored by U.S. Army Research Lab. Eligibility: Undergraduate students who are a U.S. Persons and willing to undergo a background check and complete export controls training. Stipend of $6,000 and summer housing provided. Learn more here: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Energetics/AAMP-UP/index_html

SCALE Summer Research. Undergraduates work with faculty on research in semiconductors (microelectronics, hardware design, manufacturing, etc...) in the defense sector. Eligibility: Undergraduate students from one of the following SCALE partner institutions. Learn more here: https://research.purdue.edu/scale

  • Biological Science
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Physical and Quantitative Science
  • Programming
  • Outside of Duke
  • Summer