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Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

Goes By: Mayo SURF

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Application Deadline
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

About this Fellowship

Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers a 10-week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) experience for undergraduates wanting to build their skills as young scientists.

Students must have completed two or three years (a rising junior or senior) at a U.S. college or university at the time the SURF program begins, have a grade point average of at least 3.0, and must be seriously considering a biomedical research career as a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.

Students are able to indicate a specialized research area on their application and may choose from the following areas: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biomedical Engineering and Physiology, Clinical and Translation Sciences, Immunology, Molecular, Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Neuroscience, Regenerative Sciences, and Virology and Experiments.

Award Value

$6000, used to cover travel, housing, food, and other expenses.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Sophomore, Junior

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: March 2, 2022

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