To introduce undergraduate students to pharmacology research in order to heighten interest in science as a career, with an emphasis on pharmacology graduate training to increase the number of young scientists entering the research discipline of pharmacology.
The SURF individual awards are intended to support students whose institutions do not have a currently funded SURF program. To check if your institution has a SURF program, check website.
Who Should Apply:
Undergraduate students conducting pharmacology-related research including, but not limited to, students representing departments of pharmacology, toxicology, pharmaceutical sciences, and/or biological chemistry.
The sponsor must be a regular member of ASPET in good standing or a retired member who is still active in research.
Students are expected to work on a research project with some degree of independence.
If awarded, ASPET will provide a student stipend of $2800 for a minimum of ten weeks participation in the program.
The sponsor is expected to sponsor the SURF Fellow for student membership in ASPET at the beginning of their summer research experience. Undergraduate student membership in ASPET is free.
Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged.
Terms of the Award
No indirect costs will be provided
All funds shall be used for student stipends only
All awards will be made directly to institutions. Awardees and sponsors will be notified by April 15 if an award is to be made
Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year,
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 2,800
The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET)
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814-3995
Phone: (301) 634-7060
Fax: (301) 634-7061