The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) is a free 9-week program that provides supplementary infrastructure to undergraduate students already conducting research and creative work at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) during the summer. SURE provides the following:
Above: 2019 SURE participants remove invasive plants in the native Hawaiian plant section at Lyon Arboretum.
Student EligibilityStudents eligible to participate in the SURE program include:
- All UHM undergraduate students doing faculty-mentored research or creative work with a UHM faculty mentor° or non-UHM mentor
- Any non-UHM undergraduate student doing research or creative work with a UHM faculty mentor°
- Any UHM faculty member° who is mentoring a UHM or non-UHM undergraduate student is encouraged to have the student join the SURE program
- Any non-UHM professionals (e.g. postdoctoral researcher at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA]) mentoring a UHM undergraduate student is also encouraged to have the student join the SURE program.