The program is open to United States citizens or U.S. permanent residents only.
International students are not elgibile to apply to the SURF Program.
Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates in U.S. Colleges or Universities as of the application deadline date. Successful applicants must make arrangements to receive their fellowship and stipend funds from their educational institutions.
Note: Students who are U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents and enrolled in universities outside the United States, are not elgibile to apply to the SURF Program.
Students must have a G.P.A. of 3.0/4.0 or better (recommended), and are considering pursuing a graduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.). Students with physics, material science, chemistry, applied mathematics, computer science, or engineering majors are always encouraged to apply. There may be research opportunities for students with other majors.