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CaltechLocation: Pasadena, CA
Due Date: February 22, 2017
Description: In the SURF program students collaborate with potential mentors to define and develop a project for a period of 10 weeks. Applicants write research proposals for their projects and at the end of the program, submit a technical paper and give an oral presentation at SURF Seminar Day (Symposium). SURF Fellows are invited to attend the following: weekly seminars by Caltech faculty, a professional development series on developing a research career, graduate school admissions, and other topics of interest to future researchers, weekly small student-faculty dinners, special field trips, among others. To be eligible for the program you must: be a continuing undergraduate student and eligible for fall term registration, have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 and complete the second semester or third quarter at your university. Fellows receive a $6,000 award for the ten-week period. To apply: You must identify and contact a mentor in advance of submitting an application. Complete: an online application, a proposal written for the project, 3 confidential letters of recommendation and an unofficial transcript for visiting applicants.
Contact InformationPhone: 626-395-2885
Web Site: https://www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/surf/program_description