SURF program application

Apply by Friday, April 7, 2023, for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) Program in the Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 

Talented undergraduate students are invited to discover the excitement of conducting research in faculty laboratories during this 12-week summer intern program. Openings are available in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology & Toxicology, and Pharmaceutics (drug delivery) laboratories. 

We provide a stipend of approximately $6,750 for this 12-week program ($15/hour).

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Candidate statement

Please upload a brief statement (200-300 words) describing (1) why you are interested in this program, (2) what your anticipated career plans are after graduation, and (3) any exceptional aspects/features that should be considered in the evaluation of your application.


Two letters of recommendation are required. Please ask those providing your recommendations to send letters directly to Dr. Randall Commissaris at by March 31.