The stipend rate for summer 2021 will be $5,400 for 40 hours per week over 10 weeks, prorated for shorter projects at $540 per week,full time. Please see the FAQ’s for participants page for more detail regarding stipends.

In any case, students must be in touch with their faculty mentor with respect to participation in the SURF Program. Departments will collectively determine how many student projects can be conducted and funded, and will communicate with the SURF program, who will still administer stipends.

Please see the for participants and faculty sectiosn below for more details.

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SURF 2021 Timeline

Application Deadline (sample of application) 11:59pm EST Wednesday, March 17
Funding decisions made by departments Wednesday, March 31
Award notices to most students Friday, April 2
Commitment deadline for students Thursday, April 15
Official SURF program dates TBD
Post SURF survey and abstracts due Wednesday, September 8

 


Questions? Contact Heather McQueen  surf@smith.edu.