Student Research Fellowship (SRF)
program information
Gilbert gving her final SRF presentation Aug 2012

The Student Research Fellowship (SRF) is intended to promote collaborative research projects between faculty and students at Ferris State University in the summer months.
The program provides a focused and intensive research experience for the student by supporting 10 weeks of full time work.


To see what projects have been supported by the SRF program, abstracts from last summer's program are available here: 2014 SRF award recipients. Fellows from 2011-2013 are available below by clicking on the year.  


The application for summer 2015 will be released next Spring, and will be due the Friday before Spring Break.
CLICK HERE to view the 2014 application.

 For the Student:

  • Opportunity to explore a research question in depth.
  • Opportunity to work closely with a faculty member.
  • Experience preparing and giving a presentation to the University community.
  • Stipend of $3500 for full time work over a ten week period.



 For the Faculty member:

  • Access to a $1000 supply budget to spend on consumables, equipment or travel to support the project.
  • An additional $500 of PDI funds to encourage travel to a meeting or continuation of the project after the report is submitted.  
  • $1000 stipend for their participation in the project for each student they supervise (funded by your college).




Past Summer Fellows





You tube videos:

Dr. James Hoerter and student researchers 2013

Dr. Paul Long and SRF fellows 2012



Contact Karen Barkel, Internal Research Program Coordinator, with questions.