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Stanford University Summer Research in Geosciences and Engineering (SURGE)


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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior
Post-Baccalaureate

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Description:
Receive $4,800 Stipend during the summer.

Paid round trip travel expenses from home to Stanford.

Paid Stanford University housing and Stanford meal plan for eight weeks, which includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner (worth $5,100).

Paid health insurance for students without health insurance (worth $1,300)

Paid Stanford Summer session enrollment and access to Stanford facilities (worth $717)

Paid seven-week GRE Preparation course with Clear Focus Test Prep (worth $1,000)

Two paid SURGE field trips to Bay Area spots (worth $400)

Total SURGE package per scholar is worth about $12,000. The amount is more if student needs insurance during summer.
accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
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Participating Institution(s):
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Stanford University (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Atmospheric Sciences
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Computer Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Forestry
Geological Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Natural Resources
Paleontology
Spatial/Geographic Information Systems
Sustainability

Keywords:
Climate Change
Coastal Ecosystems
Energy
Geophysics
Geosciences
Ocean Science
Petroleum Engineering
Petrology

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