The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship is delighted to announce the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows Program (SURF)
, an enhanced and expanded version of Sewanee’s successful summer research program.
Motivated by the Sewanee Pledge, which promises every incoming student a summer research, internship, or study abroad program, SURF will provide educational and social activities to students whose summer research will be largely based in Sewanee. SURF will include programming on various aspects of research methodology (regardless of discipline) and career and leadership development as well as sponsored social events throughout the summer.
Students who wish to become Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows must commit to participation in the on-campus programming. Students who will be doing field work away from the campus are not eligible for this year’s SURF program, but they may still participate in the established Summer Research Assistant program.
The 2019 SURF Program will be supported by the Fund for Innovative Teaching and Learning, as well as a variety of other small endowment gifts. The application process on TigerNet will be similar to that of prior years, and administered in part by Career and Leadership Development, with a deadline of February 15 for applications and March 1 to request funding and housing. Summer campus housing will be available through Residential Life at a reasonable cost for all Fellows.
Faculty who are providing a mentored research or scholarly experience for Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows will receive a $1,000 stipend.
For more information, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship