Wanek School of Natural Sciences

Summer Undergraduate Research Program

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NOTE: SuRPS is cancelled in Summer 2020 due to COVID-19. The application for Summer 2021 students will open in January 2021.

The Wanek School of Natural Sciences in collaboration with the Undergraduate Research and Creative Works office at High Point University is excited to announce the Summer Research Program in the Sciences (SuRPS) for Summer 2020 for students and faculty in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. The program will provide an opportunity for faculty mentors and students to work together on undergraduate research projects for eight weeks at High Point University. Housing and meals will be provided for students.

Student can apply through HPU’s Undergraduate and Creative Works which will be available in January 2021. The deadline for application submission is Friday, February 19 @ midnight.

Tentative Timeline for 2021 SuRPS Program

  • Thursday, December 31: Faculty research proposal deadline
  • Dec – Jan: Selection committee reviews / ranks proposals for award
  • Friday, January 15: Notification sent to faculty re: SuRPS awards
  • Friday, Monday 29: Online application available
  • Friday, February 19: Student application deadline
  • Friday, March 5: Students notified about positions
  • Friday, March 19: Students accept/reject SuRPS positions

SuRPS Program Dates: Monday, June 7 – Friday, July 30

  • Thursday, July 29: SuRPS Research Symposium Day 1
  • Friday, July 30: SuRPS Research Symposium Day 2, Lab clean-­‐up, lunch and check out

Questions regarding the research proposal submission and review process can be directed to  Brian Augustine (Chair of Chemistry)


SuRPS Final Abstract Archives (2015 – 2018):

SuRPS 2015 Final ProgramSuRPS 2016 Final Program
SuRPS 2017 Final ProgramSuRPS 2018 Final Program

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