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2018 SURF General Information

The U of T Physics Summer Undergraduate Fellowships (SURF) is intended to provide entry-level summer research experience for students who have completed or are currently taking PHY152H1S / PHY180H1F or in Second Year Physics courses at the University of Toronto. Projects will involve undergraduate lab development and research with faculty in the Department of Physics.

  • Intended only for full time students at the University of Toronto.
  • First year applicants must complete PHY152H or PHY180H by April 2017.
  • Second year applicants must be enrolled in a Physics Program. 
  • Preference will be given to those enrolled in the Physics Specialist or joint Specialist programs.
  • Engineering Science Physics Option students will also be considered.

 How to Apply:

  • Send a resume that includes your student number and a one-page Statement of Interest to: Undergraduate Coordinator,
  •   There is no need to attach a transcript.
  • Your resume should include academic info, relevant experience, skills, etc. 
  • Your Statement of Interest should include why you want to take part in the program and why you would be a good candidate for the program.
Available Positions:  It is a limited number of Fellowships available.  There are only six (6) positions. 

Fellowship Value:  $2,000 each

Project Duration:  Work will be Full-Time during the period of either May - June or July-August

(based  on projects which are expected to take about six weeks to complete.)

Deadline:  February (tba), 2018

Successful Applicants will be informed in mid- late March 2018.

Previous years winners can be viewed at:

Link to 2017 Fellowships

Link to 2016 Fellowships