Eligibility Requirements

You are eligible to apply to the SURF-IT program if you:

Are a highly motivated and high-achieving UCI undergraduate who has a strong drive to pursue research and a career relating to information technologies.
Have achieved at least junior standing, and will be continuing as an undergraduate student in the year following the summer program.

Will have completed at least one quarter of research under the guidance of a faculty mentor prior to the start of the program.

Application Process 

Submit the SURF-IT application online. The online application will allow you to complete a personal profile, upload a personal statement, select and rank the projects you are most interested in, and provide contact information for two references.

Applications are reviewed and ranked by the faculty mentors for the selected projects. These faculty rankings determine the students who will be offered SURF-IT Fellowships.

Application Deadlines and Dates

Application Checklist

Use the checklist below to prepare yourself before beginning the application process. Click each requirement for additional tips and guidelines.

Application (to be submitted online)

Personal Statement (to be submitted online)

Two references with contact information

2014 Application Deadlines:
Deadline: Monday, April 7, 2014
SURF-IT Application Form
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