1. Purdue University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
    SURF is a 10-week-long paid research opportunity for undergraduates enrolled in US universities. 
    Save the Date: Purdue SURF application opens January 10th, 2023 - deadline is Feb 15, 2023.
    Check out the Pathways Scholars cohort (priority deadline is Feb 1, 2023)
  • SURF Program Dates: May 22- Aug 2, 2023
  • Students receive a summer stipend of $6,000

Specialized SURF program areas/highlights include the areas below and more!:
CISTAR Summer Research and NSBE-SEEK REM. Undergraduates work on research related to decarbonization and renewable energy. Eligibility: Undergraduate students who are a U.S. Persons. Stipend of $6,000 and summer housing are provided. Learn more here: https://cistar.us/dci/dci-programs-and-opportunities

CISTAR Research Experience and Mentoring (REM) - Perform 6 weeks of research and 4 weeks of mentoring middle schoolers in partnership with NSBE-SEEK. 

AAMP-UP Summer Research. Undergraduates work with faculty on cutting-edge research in energetic materials (explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnics). The program is sponsored by U.S. Army Research Lab. Eligibility: Undergraduate students who are a U.S. Persons and willing to undergo a background check and complete export controls training. A stipend of $6,000 and summer housing are provided. Learn more here: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Energetics/AAMP-UP/index_html

SCALE Summer Research. Undergraduates work with faculty on research in semiconductors (microelectronics, hardware design, manufacturing, etc...) in the defense sector. Eligibility: Undergraduate students from one of the following SCALE partner institutions. Learn more here: https://research.purdue.edu/scale

  1. Interested in Semiconductors? Join STARS (Summer Training on Awareness and Readiness for Semiconductors) at Purdue! Get paid to learn about semiconductors and grow your semiconductor training! All undergraduate students' ages/majors are welcome!
  • Application is open NOW! Deadline to apply: Jan 9th, 2023.
  • Program Dates: from May 15 – July 7th, 2023
  • $10,000 per student covers stipend, lodging, and program operating fees
    Purdue Undergrads apply here through Symplicity
    Non-Purdue undergraduate students apply by sending your resume directly to eur@purdue.edu with the email line STARS.
  1. Are you exploring whether graduate school is for you? Early Discovery | January 25, 2023; 7:00 - 9:00 pm eastern.  Early Discovery at Purdue is a one-night virtual mini-conference for underrepresented undergraduate students (freshman and sophomores) interested in learning more about graduate school and summer research in engineering. Panels and breakout rooms: get ready for an interactive night! Register here: https://purdue-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpde6hpjkqHtPFBs74vnWXLt1rsD9DaP8l