For Students: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Checklist #2 and Optional Items
Please send one email message to firstname.lastname@example.org with “2013 SURF
materials” in the subject line and include required items 1-3 as attachments and item 4 in the body of your
Also, please ask your faculty advisor to send
a separate message to email@example.com with
“2013 SURF approval” in the subject line and include
required item 5 in the body of the message. After we have received all 5 items, we will process your final check for payment to the address you specify in item 4. Please submit these materials between August 6 and August 27.
- Final Report
Please prepare a one-page summary of the work you accomplished with your SURF support, and attach it as a WORD file. Please include your name and the title of your project in your summary.
Please prepare a three-slide PowerPoint presentation designed to be understood by a GENERAL AUDIENCE (i.e., your friends and family), which we will post on the OUR website. Please follow the following guidelines:
Student’s name and major
Faculty advisor and faculty’s Dept.
Project background and goals
To get an idea of what we need, you can view past
SURF projects elsewhere on this website.
- Evaluation and Reporting Requirements
Please complete the evaluation and attach it as a WORD
- Address to use for your final check
When you submit items 1-3 to firstname.lastname@example.org using “2013 SURF
materials” in the subject line, please include your name and the address we should use to mail your final check in the body of your email message.
- Faculty approvals
Please ask your faculty advisor to review your project summary and PowerPoint prior to submitting them.
Before we can issue your final check, we need your faculty advisor to
send an email message to email@example.com
with “2013 SURF approval” in the subject line and the following text in the body of the message:
I have reviewed __________ (student’s name) Project Summary and PowerPoint and I approve of the content. The PowerPoint summary is suitable for display on the OUR website.
- Carolina Research Scholar Program (CRSP)
This program offers several ways for undergraduates to contribute to a community of research, scholarship and creative performance at UNC-Chapel Hill. Participants will be invited to receive appropriate training and serve as peer advisors. Participants will also be invited to register for the OUR Speaker’s Bureau and talk about their experiences during Sophomore Reorientation and other campus venues. Students meeting CRSP requirements will receive the designation “Carolina Research Scholar” on their transcripts. To learn more about the program, including instructions on how to register, please visit the CRSP page on this website.
- SURF reception
We are planning a reception in your honor early in the Fall. We hope you will enjoy meeting other SURF recipients as well as faculty, administrators, and some of the donors who are essential to the program. We will be sending more details and the invitation by email after classes start.