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The Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarship (OURS) invites proposals from all disciplines for Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships. The goal of the SURF program is to foster a community of undergraduate research and engaged scholarship during the summer months at Radford University. This program will fund a variety of projects where students engage in an original, intellectual or creative contribution to a discipline.

The complete application must be submitted by February 5, 2018

Grant Amount:

Total grants are not to exceed $3,000.  This includes a $2,000 stipend to the SURF recipient, a $500 faculty mentor stipend, and a $500 budget for the mentor to allocate toward supplies or additional student stipend.  Supplies should be purchased through this fiscal year and university regulations for E&G funds apply.  The expectation is that students will work on average 20 hours a week for ten weeks and be required to fill out Payroll time cards online.  Weekly professional and social functions will be held for the participating students and faculty.

Please read the Request for Proposals documents first (DOC) address questions to or call 540-831-7203.

The application is being moved to an elctronic system this year and the form for the faculty mentor letter of support can be accessed through this system.