The SURPASS Program supports highly motivated faculty-student teams for 10 weeks of multidisciplinary, hands-on research. Each team prepares a project proposal packet that includes a project description and mentoring plan. SURPASS students will also receive professional development through workshops and social/cultural activities. The aim of the program is to encourage students to gain valuable professional skills through immersion in research projects and cultural exchange, enabling them to acquire a deeper understanding of our global connectedness.
Acceptance is contingent upon funding.
All UTEP undergraduate students, regardless of citizenship status are eligible to apply.
To qualify, students must
NOTE: Faculty mentors must have a full-time teaching and/or research appointment.
Students will receive an hourly rate of $9.66 per hour for 15 hours per week over the course of the program (150 hours total).
All student awardees will have to commit to certain requirements including, but not limited to:
Acceptance is contingent upon funds available.