Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program Preselection application deadline is 12/1/19. View the 2020 SURF pre-selection for Illinois students flier: https://healthinstitute.illinois.edu/sites/default/files/SURF_2020.pdf. The Mayo Clinic’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program places undergraduate students from across the nation in a host lab at Mayo Clinic. For 10 weeks, students become fully-immersed in the research and culture of major medical center. Since 2012, five or more SURF fellowships have been exclusively reserved for Illinois students. These SURFs are sponsored through the Mayo Clinic & Illinois Alliance and their home department at Illinois.
Illinois pre-selection for the 2020 SURF Program is now open, and important dates are:
Illinois Pre-selection Application Deadline - December 1
Illinois Pre-selection Award Notification - January 21
Mayo Clinic Online Application Deadline - February 1
2020 SURF Program - May 26 - July 31
Application Instructions: Complete the Illinois pre-selection application by December 1. Students will need to upload a personal statement and current transcript or web academic history (see the application page for details). Letters of recommendation are required from two references. Letters should be sent as .pdf files directly to LeaAnn Carson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete the Mayo Clinic online application by February 1. Students use the same materials for this application as for the pre-selection application.