SURE Program

What is SURE?

SURE is a summer undergraduate research experience for students interested in a career or graduate school experience in the scientific disciplines. Selected students will work in research labs at West Virginia University for 8 weeks during the summer under the direction of a WVU faculty research mentor and a graduate or post-doctoral mentor. This year research opportunities exist in The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, The Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, The School of Medicine and The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. More information can be found on our Student Information page.


2014 WVU-SURE at West Virginia University (May 27-July 25): Application Form. To fill it out, visit: Student Application

2014 WVU-SURE at West Virginia University (May 27-July 25): Faculty Research Mentor Information Form. To fill it out, visit: Faculty Application

Review of completed applications will begin Friday February 21, 2014. Applicants will be admitted on a rolling basis until all spots are filled.

Who can Apply?

SURE applicants must be:

Science or engineering majors

Enrolled at a West Virginia higher education institution or be a West Virginia state resident enrolled in an out-of-state college or university.

US Citizens or resident aliens

How can I find out more?

Contact the Honors College directly:

  • SURE
  • The Honors College at WVU
  • 250 Second Street
  • PO Box 6635
  • Morgantown, WV 26506-6635

  • Phone: 304.293.2100
  • Fax: 304.293.7569
  • Email:

  • Questions? Contact Dr. Ahnya Redman.
  • Email:
  • Phone: 304.293.4793

What are the deadlines?

  • Applications Due: February 21
  • Kick off Day: May 27
  • Program Dates: May 27 – July 25
  • Research Symposium: July 24

Note: Mandatory attendance for program kickoff and research symposium