(SURF) 2022 - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

The Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Offers a research-training program to undergraduates after their sophomore year.  This program is specifically for students who are interested in a career in basic research and related health care disciplines. 

Students will:

Gain research experience in
•Neuroscience and Cardiovascular Research
•Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 
•Network with local scientists and professionals in Pharmacological Sciences
•Attend Workshops in Careers and Professional Development Skills
•Present original research

Participants are expected to dedicate ~ 40 hours/week to the program. 
Approximately 80% of their time will be spent working on independent research projects
and 20% of their time will be spent on career development sessions and activities. 


Application Deadline: March 4, 2022
Program Dates: May 23 - July 29, 2022 
Stipend of $2800
(5 positions are available).

Sponsored by: ASPET and Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences

 Criteria for selection: academic standing, minimum GPA of 3.0 required, 
Commitment and interest in research careers. 
Prior research experience which includes course- based laboratories is preferred.

Students are responsible for finding local housing for the 10-week duration of the SURF program. 
A limited number of housing scholarships are available.  


Please contact Veronique Thibault if you have any issue submitting your application.

Contact Information: 
Dr. Hollie Swanson
or 859-323-1463