Commitments & Responsibilities

SURF L&S Fellows are expected to work full-time on their research projects for seven weeks during the summer. Additionally all SURF L&S fellows are required to:

  • Sign a contract upon acceptance of the fellowship, acknowledging the program commitments as conditions of funding
  • Submit a pre-SURF program survey
  • Submit a headshot and project description at the beginning of the summer to be posted on the SURF website.
  • Attend orientation
  • Attend at least 4 summer workshops over the summer
  • Attend 5 small group meetings over the summer
  • Submit a mid-summer progress report
  • Prepare a 10-minute formal presentation of your research findings, a pdf of which will serve as a final report
  • Submit a post-SURF program evaluation, including a thank you statement to the fellow’s donor