Summer Research at Florida (SURF) Program

SURF 2020

Explore your path to greatness

Apply to the Summer Undergraduate Research at Florida (SURF) program with the UF College of Pharmacy.

2019 SURF Presentation V2


Considering a graduate degree in the sciences, but not quite sure what area to pursue?

Curious about career opportunities for Ph.D.’s, particularly in the pharmaceutical sciences?

The Summer Undergraduate Research at Florida (SURF) program is a ten-week, on-campus, research-intensive program that pairs undergraduate students with a faculty adviser and a senior-level Ph.D. student mentor. You’ll have an opportunity to experience research at both a Top 10 pharmacy college and a Top 10 public university.

All costs for SURF participants are paid by UF including room and some board, a $5,000 summer stipend, round-trip flights/mileage to campus, summer workshops, social events/activities and a GRE test prep course.

Research opportunities

Drug discovery and development

Participate in research across the life cycle of a drug at the UF College of Pharmacy. This includes medicinal chemistry, pharmacodynamics, pharmaceutics, pharmacotherapy, translational research, and outcomes and policy research.

Pharmacy Lake Nona

Program Dates May 23 – August 2, 2020 in Gainesville

Deadline Apply by December 16, 2019

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Summer Undergraduate Research at Florida (SURF) College of Pharmacy

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