Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering/Science Program


SURE students

Program Overview

The SURE application is now open until March 1st, 2015. The 2015 dates are Monday May 25th to Friday July 31st.

SURE is a ten-week summer research program designed to attract qualified minority students * into graduate school in the fields of engineering and science. The SURE 2015 program dates are May 25th, 2015 to July 31st, 2015. Approximately thirty students of at least junior-level undergraduate standing are recruited on a nationwide basis and paired with both a faculty and a graduate student mentor to undertake research projects in the College of Engineering and College of Sciences.

Program Highlights include

  • 10 weeks of undergraduate research in the College of Engineering or College of Sciences
  • On campus housing
  • $5000 stipend
  • Meal plan
  • Weekly professional development and graduate school preparation seminars
  • Graduate student and faculty mentoring
  • Oral and poster presentations during final research symposium

SURE is supported by funding from the National Science Foundation.


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* Please note all students must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Last revised on December 17, 2014.