Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program

Harvard University
Boston, MA.
Type Basic Science Research, Clinical Research, Academic Enrichment
Dates 1 Jun 2015 - 8 Aug 2015


SHURP is a ten-week summer research program primarily for college students belonging to groups that are under-represented in the sciences.  SHURP presently has 437 alumni from colleges across the country, over 90% of whom are continuing or planning to continue training and careers in the sciences. SHURP is one of the summer research programs participating in the Summer Research Early Identification Program of the Leadership Alliance, a consortium of 33 colleges and universities dedicated to improving the participation of historically underrepresented students in graduate education programs.

The Program is offered for currently-enrolled undergraduates who are considering careers in biological or biomedical research sciences, who have already had at least one summer (or equivalent term-time) of experience in a research laboratory, and who have taken at least one upper-level biology course that includes molecular biology.


US Citizenship and permanent residence is required. 

Please contact the program administrator for more details on dates and deadlines.

More Information

Assistant Dean of Diversity and Minority Affairs, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Faculty Director, Diversity Programs, Division of Medical Sciences
Sheila Thomas, PhD
Diversity Programs, Division of Medical Sciences,
Boston, MA 02120-3109
Phone: (617) 432-1342