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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) Program

Location: California, Florida
Agency: The Scripps Research Institute
Due Date: February 15, 2017
GPA: 3.20
Stipend: 5,000.00
Description: The SURF program at the Scripps Research Institute provides its participants the opportunity to perform cutting-edge research in one of their 250 laboratories side by side with our world-renowned faculty. SURF participants identify their area of interest and are matched with a faculty mentor and together the student and mentor craft a research project. Students are expected to work full-time in the laboratory and participate in weekly academic and research seminars. Weekly seminars include: Career Options for PhDs’ seminar, Lab Techniques' presentations, GRE Preparation Classes, 'Hot Topics in Science' presentation, among others. The program runs from June 8 - August 14, 2015 (10 weeks). You can choose to apply to either the La Jolla campus in California or the Jupiter campus in Florida with one application. Students receive a stipend of $5000 and on-campus housing at a nearby university or college. To elegible you must have an interest in biomedical sciences and have a minimum GPA of 3.2.

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Bioinformatics, Biology, Cellular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology