Online Application System for
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program

Deadline for receipt of applications is February 2, 2023

Welcome to The Rockefeller University's Online Application System (OAS) for The Chemers Neustein Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program.

To begin the application process you must first register for an account. Once you have completed your registration, you will receive e-mail notification that your registration has been accepted. This e-mail message will contain a link to validate your registration and allow you to continue with your application submission.

Prior to starting the application process, please read the FAQ page to assist you with using the OAS. The next step is to complete all of the required fields for each section of the application form.

In addition to the online application form, all documents listed below must be submitted in order to complete your application ---

  • A personal statement of no more than two single-spaced pages describing the applicant's academic background, scientific interests, research experience (if any) and career goals. Applicants should discuss how they would benefit from the SURF Program.
  • An official transcript from each college or university you attended and listed in the Educational Information section of your application. You must scan and upload a copy of each official transcript as part of the online application. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.
  • Two letters of recommendation preferably from professors or mentors who can evaluate the applicant based on performance in a lab course, or in a current or completed research project. (These letters are critical for our selection process).

Your application is considered complete once we have received the completed application form and the required documents listed above. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Please note that the deadline for receipt of application materials is February 2, 2023.

If you have questions regarding your application or require assistance with the online application system, please contact the SURF Administrator at

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