Undergraduate/College Summer Research


The Office of Biomedical Graduate Programs is delighted to announce it is accepting applications for SURE 2019

Not sure where you’re headed? Then you’re in the right place! SURE (Summer Undergraduate Research Experience) provides valuable hands-on research experience to undergraduate students who are interested in exploring their career options in the field of biomedical science. Students and mentors are matched based on a student’s educational and laboratory experience, as well as shared interests.

SURE is a 10- to 12-week experience with a flexible starting date to accommodate your academic schedule. While no housing allowance is provided, a $2,500 stipend is awarded to successful applicants who are rising sophomores, juniors or seniors and U.S. citizens.

The program provides dynamic research experience in:

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Cancer Biology

Immunology and Microbiology

Medical Physics

Molecular Genetics and Genomics




Translational Neuroscience

Application Instructions
Documents must be sent electronically, preferably as a PDF, to gradprogs@med.wayne.edu.  Please complete the SURE 2019 application form.

Statement of Purpose/Biographical Sketch:
Write a statement outlining your reasons for wishing to participate in the research program, your research objectives and your career goals.  Include a short biographical sketch as part of the statement.

Letters of Reference:
Two letters of reference are to be submitted directly to the email above by their authors. If you have had previous research experience, one or both letters should come from your research adviser(s). One letter must be from a faculty member.

Please have an official transcript copy emailed directly to the address above.

Deadline for Applying:
Completed applications, including all required documents, are due on Friday, March 15, 2019. Early applications are STRONGLY encouraged.

For more information, contact:

Coordinator, SURE Program
Wayne State University School of Medicine


SURE application 2019

SURE Flyer 2019