Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) at OU-COM

Athens, Ohio.
Type Basic Science Research, Test Preparation, Academic Enrichment
Dates 13 Jun 2011 - 25 Jul 2011
Deadline March 1, 2012


The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine will again host the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. The SURF program provides a wide variety of summer research opportunities for undergraduate students interested in careers in medicine or biomedical research. Participants in this program work in an active research lab under the guidance of a biomedical science faculty member. The goal is to expose students to  the challenges, excitement and satisfaction of research.

The SURF program is 8 weeks in length and includes room & board, a living allowance, 8 quarter hours of biology credit and the potential for a guaranteed interview for the entering class at the medical school.  Participants are provided with room, board and a $600 stipend. Eight undergraduate credit hours in biology are also available tuition-free to all program participants. In addition those program participants who meet minimum requirements for admission to OU-COM, including having taken the MCAT, will be offered opportunity to interview during summer


Selection is based on academic records and the appropriateness of the applicant’s scientific interests. Students about to begin their senior year of college studies are preferred, but promising juniors and recent graduates will be considered.


More Information

, Ohio University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Admissions Office-SURF
Athens, Ohio 45701
Phone: 1-800-345-1560. (740) 593-4313
Fax: 740-593-2256