Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

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The Office of Undergraduate Research is pleased to announce the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. The program is aimed to encouraging talented students to perform high-impact research (defined broadly as activities generating or synthesizing of new products that lead to improvement of society and humanity) with faculty mentors at Lamar University. All disciplines (STEM and HASBSEB) of research, as well as scholarly and creative activities will be supported. In FY2023-24, a total of 10 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships will be awarded and have the opportunity to present their research at EXPO 2025.  

Submit a Proposal

For any questions regarding how to log on to Competition Space and/or application submissions, please contact Office of Undergraduate Research through or (409) 880-8430.


Schedule 2024

January 20, 2024 Call for proposals opens on Competition Space
March 1, 2024 Call for proposals is closed
April 1, 2024 SURF grant recipients announced
May 1, 2024 Request for SURF Housing due
May 31, 2024 Deadline for SURF research support
July 10-12, 2024 Mid-term report with the Director of O.U.R.
August 15, 2024 Final report due (report format provided at the end of this document)