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Application Deadline: The application has closed for the 2020 program. We anticipate announcing the next call for applications in December 2020.

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 26, 2020 and conclude on August 7, 2020. (cancelled)
  • The 9-week program (limited slots) is anticipated to start on June 8, 2020 and conclude on August 7, 2020. (cancelled)  
  • The SURF Colloquium (which all fellows are required to attend and deliver an oral presentation) is scheduled August 3-7, 2020. (Cancelled)

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



General Information:
Dr. Brandi Toliver


Created May 26, 2010, Updated April 23, 2020