Requirements for acceptance into the SURO program:

  • Undergraduate student at an accredited 4-year college or university.
  • Students must demonstrate a clear desire to pursue chemistry research.
  • Must have completed at least one year of undergraduate chemistry.
  • Will not be graduating in the spring that precedes the program. 

Application instructions:

  • Complete an application form.
  • Arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent on your behalf from faculty members who are familiar with your recent experience in chemistry.
  • Applications and letters of reference should be emailed to: .
  • Applications must be received by February 1. Applicants will be notified of the decision by March 15,.

The summer program begins in late May and runs for 9 weeks through mid-July.  Exact dates will be provided in the preceding fall.

Participants receive a $5000 stipend.

For additional information, please contact the program coordinators:

Prof. Amanda Frossard

Phone: (706)-542-1968



Prof. Brandon Rotavera

Phone: (706)-542-9999