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SUNG Dai Gou Undergraduate Research Fellowship, SURF

In order to provide in-depth research opportunities to undergraduate students who are considering applying to graduate programs, the College of Economics & Finance (CE&F) at Hanyang University proudly established the SUNG Dai Gou Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) with the generous donation from Mr. Dai Gou SUNG, the CEO of Shinhan Life and an ′85 alumnus of the CE&F.
In summer and winter breaks, we invite students who wish to explore research papers in economics and finance to participate in the Reading Group led by faculty of the CE&F. We also provide students with hands-on research opportunities to engage in research projects with faculty members at the CE&F and receive scholarships for research assistance. We encourage interested undergraduate students to apply for the SURF program.

Main Activities and Responsibilities
  • Participate in the Reading Group 4 times during the breaks
  • When matched with a faculty member, provide research assistance such as data collection and cleaning, basic statistical analysis, and related literature and policy search
Key Benefits
  • Research assistants not only gain research experience, but also have the chance to obtain solid recommendations from faculty members in support of their applications to graduate programs
  • Participants in the Reading Group receive souvenirs, and students engage in research assistance receive scholarships
  • Sophomore and above of the CE&F at Hanyang University
  • Students who have strong interests in graduate programs in economics and finance
Application Period
  • Announcements regarding applications are posted on CE&F homepage or sent by email every May and November.
Application Materials
  • Application Form
  • Transcript
※ Submit the application materials by email ( within the application period.
  • SURF Completion Ceremony, 2021