Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Program Dates: June 23, 2014 - August 29, 2014
Application Deadline: March 1, 2014

The Chem-SURF Program at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), provides a 10-week summer research opportunity for undergraduates to become fully immersed in challenging, cutting-edge, exciting, and transformative interdisciplinary research projects in the fields of chemical biology, chemical physics, computer science, molecular biology, nanoscience, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, and analytical, atmospheric, biochemistry, bioinorganic, bioorganic, computational, environmental, inorganic, materials, organic, physical, polymer, surface and theoretical chemistry.

Benefits Include:
$4000 Stipend; Faculty seminars, Cultural events and social activities; Faculty Mentors; Free on-campus housing; Graduate school preparation seminars; Local industry field trips; Post-program support; Travel allowance; UCI library and recreational facilities.

Who Should Apply?
Applicants should be highly motivated and high-achieving science majors with sophomore, junior, or senior standing at the start of the Chem-SURF program. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have health insurance coverage. Our program is committed to promoting diversity in the fields of science. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals from economically and socially disadvantaged backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. UCI undergraduates may apply to participate in the Chem-SURF activities, but no financial support or housing is available through this program. UCI undergraduates should apply for stipend support from other sources.

UCI Chemistry Department
Chem-SURF Research Projects
Chem-SURF Application
Previous Chem-SURF Participants
Contact Infromation:
Professor Fillmore Freeman, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry
1102 Natural Sciences II
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-2025