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SURE Grant

SURE & Maier Summer Research Program – Application due March 5 (2021 SURE & Maier application)

Do you want to be involved in a long-term research project that has the potential to transform the way you think about science and your future career as a researcher?


West Virginia Wesleyan College is excited to host the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)  and Maier research programs during summer 2021 to offer extended research experiences in the STEM areas (science, technology, engineering, and math). The SURE program will run for 8 weeks between May-July and is available to students from WVWC and other institutions around the state. Students will earn a stipend of $3,500 with free on-campus housing. Students will also be required to present their research at a state or regional scientific meeting (travel funds available).


Interested?  Apply!


  1. Consult the list of faculty involved below.
  2. Have a discussion with the faculty member of interest to see if they are willing to serve as your mentor.
  3. Submit the application which will include a personal statement and unofficial transcripts.
  4. Application deadline is March 5. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of March.


Participating Faculty

Dr. Kim Bjorgo-Thorne

Dr. Melanie Sal

Dr. Luke Huggins

Dr. Matthew Reid

Dr. Bruce Anthony

Dr. Joseph Wiest

Dr. Katherine Gregg

Professor Don Tobin