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SURF - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The U of T Physics Summer Undergraduate Fellowships (SURF) is intended to provide entry-level summer research experience for students who have completed or are currently taking First or Second Year Physics courses at the University of Toronto. Projects will involve undergraduate lab development and research with faculty in the Department of Physics.

General Information

Requirements:

  • Intended only for full time students at the University of Toronto.
  • First year applicants must complete PHY152H before the summer.
  • Students in second, third and fourth year must be enrolled in a Physics Program.
  • Preference will be given to those enrolled in the Physics Specialist or joint Specialist programs.
  • Engineering Science Physics Option students will also be considered.

How to Apply:

  • Send a resume that includes your student number and a one-page Statement of Interest to: Undergraduate Coordinator, ugcoord@physics.utoronto.ca.
  • There is no need to attach a transcript.
  • Your resume should include academic info, relevant experience, skills, etc.
  • Your Statement of Interest should include why you want to take part in the program and why you would be a good candidate for the program.

Available Positions:  It is a limited number of Fellowships available.  There are only six (6) positions.

Fellowship Value: $3,159 each

Project Duration: Work will be Full-Time during the period of either May - June or July-August

(based  on projects which are expected to take about six weeks to complete.)

Deadline:  February 7, 2020

Successful Applicants will be informed in mid- late March.

Previous years winners can be viewed further down the page.

Content in SURF - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
2013 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Winners of the 2013 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
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2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Winners of the 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
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2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Winners of the 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)
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2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Winners of the 2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)
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2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Winners of the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)
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2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Winners of the 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)
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Undergraduate Program  SURF