FY 2007 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) - Boulder

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FY 2007 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) - Boulder: The SURF Boulder program is soliciting applications in the areas of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Chemical Science and Technology, Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, and Information Technology. The SURF program will provide an opportunity for the NIST laboratories and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to join in a partnership to encourage outstanding undergraduate students to pursue careers in science and engineering. The program will provide research opportunities for students to work with internationally known NIST scientists, to expose them to cutting-edge research and promote the pursuit of graduate degrees in science and engineering.The NIST SURF Boulder will work with appropriate department chairs, outreach coordinators, and directors of multi-disciplinary academic organizations to identify outstanding undergraduates (including graduating seniors) who would benefit from off-campus summer research in a world-class scientific environment. The objective of the SURF Programs is to build a mutually beneficial relationship between the student, the institution, and NIST. NIST is one of the nation's premiere research institutions for the physical and engineering sciences and, as the lead Federal agency for technology transfer, it provides a strong interface between government, industry and academia. NIST embodies a special science culture, developed from a large and well-equipped research staff that enthusiastically blends programs that address the immediate needs of industry with longer-term research that anticipates future needs. This occurs in few other places and enables the Electronics and Electrical Engineering Lab (EEEL), Manufacturing Engineering Lab (MEL), Chemical Science and Technology Lab (CSTL), Physics Lab (PL), Materials Science and Engineering Lab (MSEL), and Information Technology Lab (ITL) to offer unique research and training opportunities for undergraduates, providing them a research-rich environment and exposure to state of the art equipment.The SURF NIST Boulder Program is open to colleges and universities in the United States and its territories with degree granting programs in materials science, chemistry, engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics. Participating students must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents. The SURF NIST Boulder Program is anticipated to run from May 21, 2007 through August 10, 2007; adjustments may be made to accommodate specific academic schedules (e.g., a limited number of 12 week cooperative agreements shifted to begin 3 weeks after the regular start in order to accommodate institutions operating on quarter systems). All SURF Boulder Program applications, paper and electronic, must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time on February 15, 2007
Federal Grant Title: FY 2007 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) - Boulder
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 2007-SURF-B-01
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 11.609
CFDA Descriptions: Measurement and Engineering Research and Standards
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2007
Posted Date: Dec 22, 2006
Creation Date: Dec 22, 2006
Archive Date: Mar 17, 2007
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Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Chris Hunton
Grants Technical Assistant
Phone 301-975-5718 christopher.hunton@nist.gov Christopher Hunton, Grants Technical Assistant
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