NIST SURF Student Fellowship Program – Maryland

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has announced their Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program for students majoring in science, engineering, and mathematics. This program operates at NIST’s Gaithersburg, Md. campus. If you are interested in applying to SURF at Gaithersburg, please contact the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs at IIT. The IIT deadline, including faculty sponsor’s OSRP routing sheet is at noon on February 2, 2015. There is no institutional limit on the number of student applicants. Applications for participation in the SURF program are accepted only from colleges or universities and not from individual students or faculty. The IIT Office of Sponsored Research and Programs will prepare a single proposal to the SURF program. This proposal will include a portion completed by an institutional representative and a set of materials provided by each student applicant. An administrative announcement of this Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) has been posted on both and the program website. Only U.S. citizens or permanents resident are eligible to participate in the SURF Program.

Students applying to the SURF GAITHERSBURG program will be matched to opportunities in the Gaithersburg laboratories:

Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST)
Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL)
Engineering Laboratory (EL)
Information Technology Laboratory (ITL)
Material Measurement Laboratory (MML)
NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR)
Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML)

Further information and application materials may be found here.

Per IIT policy, all grant applications (federal and non-federal) must be reviewed, signed and submitted by the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs regardless of the amount of the request. Contact or call at 312-567-3035 for more information on submitting a proposal.