Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

Approximately 120 students at higher-education institutions around the US come to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota to work with scientists in biomedical research.


Current sophomores or juniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher can apply.  They must be seriously considering a PhD or MD-PhD in biomedical research.  International students who are attending a college or university in the US can also apply.


$5,000 stipend that is adequate to cover travel, housing and meal costs during the 10-week program

Application Deadlines

Application Deadline