Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

The Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program is an opportunity for students who have completed their first year at Stonehill to perform significant, publishable full time research under the guidance of and in collaboration with an experienced faculty researcher.

The experience, available in all disciplines, helps to solidify and define students' career choices, both through graduate school decisions and in post-college employment. All SURE Scholars and faculty mentors receive a stipend for an 8- or 10-week full-time summer session.


Applications for Summer 2020 are due in the Office of Academic Development (Duffy 119) by 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Friday, December 6, 2019.

Application Materials

Those interested in applying are encouraged to attend one of the information sessions below:

Thursday, November 14, 1:00-2:00 in Duffy 217
Monday, November 18, 11:30-12:30 in Duffy 201

Thursday, November 14, 3:30-4:30 in Duffy 119 (Office of Academic Development)
Monday, November 18, 11:30-12:30 in Duffy 119 (Office of Academic Development)

2019 SURE Projects

Forty-Five Stonehill College students worked with 24 faculty members on a variety of research projects over the summer of 2019.

2019 Award Recipient and Research Project List(.pdf)

The scholars and their faculty mentors will work under the Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program, whose purpose is to provide students with an opportunity to perform significant, publishable research under the guidance of an experienced faculty researcher. The research experience helps to provide students with a competitive advantage in graduate and professional school applications and in post-college employment opportunities, as well as providing assistance to faculty in research activities.