Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Now taking applications!

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences is now located in Spokane on the WSU Health Sciences campus. The 10-week SURF program offers its fellows a stipend while providing a hands-on research experience for undergraduate and professional students. For more information, please download the flier and FAQ sheet using the links to the right.

How to Apply

Before you begin, it may be helpful to gather the following documents and information:

  • Transcripts from all schools attended since high school, regardless of degree completion (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members, or other individuals, familiar with your academic and/or professional performance.
  • A personal statement about why you would like to be considered for a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Please ensure to address your career goals and objectives, reasons for wanting to engage in summer research, and how the SURF program will help you address your goals and interests.
  • Optional: prior laboratory/field experience and course-based research experience (experience is not required).

To apply, click on this link:

2015 WSU COP SURF Application

Complete the online application in its entirety, and be sure to submit the specified materials in the mannout outlined within the application.



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2015 SURF program information

2015 SURF information flier

2015 SURF FAQs

Financial support

Summer fellows will receive a stipend of $2,800 (before taxes) for the entire ten weeks of the program. Fellows must pay for their own travel and lodging expenses.


Mailing Address

2015 SURF Program
Washington State University
College of Pharmacy
P.O. Box 1495
Spokane, WA 99210-1495

Contact Information

phone: 509-358-7730
fax: 509-358-6561