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2013 SURF NIST Boulder Announcement

Your school is invited to participate in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program for students majoring in science, engineering, and mathematics. This letter contains information about the program at NISTs Boulder, Colorado, campus. A similar program exists at NIST’s Gaithersburg, Maryland, campus.

Applications for participation in the SURF NIST Boulder program are accepted only from colleges or universities and not from individual students or faculty. We invite your Office of Sponsored Programs or Grants Office, to prepare a single proposal to the SURF NIST Boulder program. (A separate proposal would be required for NIST Gaithersburg.) This proposal will include a portion completed by an institutional representative and a set of materials provided by each student applicant. An administrative announcement of this Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) has been posted on both and our program Web site.;jsessionid=5kzQQtkP1KrVVXwypbTmDK7yqL96B6x9GlkT7zMmp1JGTnl2GHYn!1382532130?oppId=210853&mode=VIEW

SURF NIST Boulder:


Application due date: February 15, 2013 [paper application, 5:00 p.m. (MT); electronic application submitted to, 11:59 p.m.(ET)]

Students applying to the SURF NIST Boulder program will be matched to opportunities in the Boulder divisions:

Applied Chemicals and Materials Division
Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Quantum Electronics and Photonics Division
Quantum Physics
Statistical modeling and analysis
Time and Frequency

Please circulate the information about this program to other appropriate academic departments and administrative staff at your institution. We encourage you to print and post our information poster that is attached to this message. You may also download our poster from our Web site, given below.

Further information and application materials may be found at these Web sites:

SURF NIST Gaithersburg

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