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Application Deadline: February 2022 (anticipated)

Students are required to create an USAJOBS Profile to apply to the SURF Program. 

**SURF Boulder and SURF Gaithersburg receive and process applications separately.  Electronic applications for both campuses must be received by NIST no later than 11:59 p.m.


SURF Gaithersburg Program Dates 

  • The 11-week  program is anticipated to start on May 24, 2021 to August 6, 2021.
  • The 9-week program (limited slots) is anticipated to start on June 7, 2021 and conclude on August 6, 2021
  • The SURF Colloquium (which all fellows are required to attend and deliver an oral presentation) is scheduled August 2-6, 2021

***SURF Boulder and SURF Gaithersburg have different program dates. 



General Information:
Dr. Brandi Toliver
Email: Brandi.Toliver [at]


Created May 26, 2010, Updated October 19, 2021