Program Dates: June 23, 2013 -
August 30, 2013
Application Deadline: March 1, 2013
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.
$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
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 is available through this program.
UCI undergraduates should apply for stipend support from other sources.