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SURP Students

The 2017 SURP students conducted research full-time all summer and finished the program with a poster show where they shared what they had learned.

Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

Offered by the UMD Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, this 10-week program gives UMD undergraduate students the chance to partner with a member of the Chemistry graduate faculty in analytical, biochemistry, biogeochemistry, bioinorganic, computational, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry research.

Application Details

  • The online application for the summer of 2018 program is now closed.  

  • Applicants must be UMD undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry who have completed at least two years of college level chemistry and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.

  • SURP Award winners are expected to complete a total of 10 weeks, approximately 40 hours per week, between May 29 and August 3.

  • Each participant is awarded $4,300. Housing, health insurance and transportation are not included in this award.

  • Preference is given to students completing their third year of UMD Chemistry or Biochemistry curriculum, planning to attend graduate school and those that have not previously received a SURP award.

  • In addition to working on their research, participants are required to attend weekly seminars, research group meetings, recreational activities and the SURP Poster Symposium.

For more information, you can contact:

Dr. Erin Sheets
2018 SURP Committee Chair
329 Chemistry Building
edsheets@d.umn.edu
(218) 726-6046
or
Jennifer Bucsko
Principal Office and Administrative Specialist
246 Chemistry Building
kopo0002@d.umn.edu
(218) 726-8832