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Chapman University SURFEES Research Opportunity

We are pleased to announce that Chapman University is now accepting applications for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Ecological & Environmental Sciences (SURFEES).

Community College participants in the SURFEES program gain a firsthand experience in scientific investigation in a dynamic, collaborative research environment. Participants earn $4,000 and are provided with on-campus housing and a meal allowance for the full-time, 8 week program.

Program Dates:  June 19 - August 11, 2017              Pre-experience workshops on dates TBD

To be eligible to apply you must be:

  • A U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Be enrolled at Santiago Canyon College as your home campus
  • Planning to transfer to a bachelor's degree-granting institution in a STEM major
  • Working towards your first bachelor’s degree
  • Willing to make a full-time commitment

A complete application includes the following:

  • SURFEES Application Cover Sheet (signed)
  • Completed Personal Statement Form (prompt is the last page of the application, please type your response)
  • Short Answers and Personal Statement (see prompts on the last page of the application)
  • Unofficial transcripts from ALL colleges and universities you’ve ever attended
  • Your Fall 2016 Financial Aid Award letter
  • Two references for letters of recommendation (references will be contacted directly to submit their recommendations electronically)

Access and Submit Completed Application here:

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  EXTENDED to March 14, 2017 @ 5:00pm