Summer Research Opportunities
Research Program (SURP)
The SURP program is an opportunity for San Antonio College
STEM students to form a research team of two-four members and develop an
undergraduate research project to perform over 10 weeks this summer. The summer
2014 SURP Program will run from June 9 – August 15, 2014.
Teams are expected to present their findings in the Fall a the
MESA Center. In addition, participants are expected to remain in academic good
standing, dedicate approximately 15 hours a week to the project and adhere to
the commitments established under their project agreement contract (including,
but not limited to, submitting a PowerPoint presentation, Poster and Research
Students that successfully complete the program have the
opportunity to earn a $1,00 to $5,000 stipend funded through MSEIP and LS-AMP
In order to apply to the program, students should form a
team of two-four members interested in a similar field of study, identify a
potential faculty advisor (see Mrs. Analisa Sengele if you need help) and
submit a SURP Proposal Application to Mrs. Analisa Sengele by the deadline of
May 5, 2014.
For more information or to download an application, visit
the MESA website at www.alamo.edu/sac/mesa
and click on the Student Resource tab in the left-hand menu.
Undergraduate Research at UTSA
The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation
(LS-AMP) CIMA Undergraduate Research Program is a partnership between the Alamo
Community College District and UTSA to offer Alamo College students majoring in
STEM fields an opportunity to gain valuable research training and experience.
Alamo College students will be matched with UTSA Faculty actively conducting
The program will take place this summer from June 2 to
August 8, 2014. Upon research completion, students will submit a research report
and a poster presentation. Participants that successfully complete the program
will receive a $3,000 stipend.
The deadline is March 28, 2014 and applications should be
submitted electronically to the Co-PI on their home campus along with an
unofficial transcript and letter of recommendation.
Information regarding each faculty member’s research area
can be found at www.utsa.edu/lsamp-accd/mentors/html.
SAC campus contact is Anne Dietz, firstname.lastname@example.org. An application can be
downloaded at http://tinyurl.com/cima2014.