Academic Resources

Summer Scholars Program

Timeline for the 2016 Summer Scholars Program
2015 SSP Celebration 5

Friday, November 6, 2015 – Formal announcement of the 2016 Summer Scholars Program to eligible students via e-mail.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - First information session for students interested in the SSP.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - Second information session for students interested in the SSP.

Monday, December 7, 2015 – Electronic application system becomes activated.

Monday, February 8, 2016 – Deadline for submission of completed application, and proposal. All materials must be submitted using the electronic application system.

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 2 letters of recommendation, one from your prospective mentor and one from another person who knows you well, are due. We will contact the references you list on your application to request the letters.

Friday, February 26 , 2016 – Departments will submit prioritized lists of students to be supported by the Summer Scholars program.

February 29 - March 4, 2016 – The Summer Scholars Committee will review the applications and make awards based on merit, departmental and faculty recommendations and the amount of funding available.

Monday, March 14, 2016 – Letters will be sent (by e-mail only) to all applicants indicating whether or not they have been selected for the 2016 Summer Scholars Program.

Friday, March 18, 2016 – Deadline for students offered 2016 Summer Scholars positions to accept or decline the position. In the event that positions are declined, positions will be offered to students on the alternate list.

Friday, March 25, 2016 – Deadline for alternates to accept or decline positions (if available)

Friday, April 8, 2016 – Deadline for 2016 Summer Scholars to complete and submit all required paperwork for human resources (and residence life, if on-campus housing was requested). Failure to complete required paperwork by this deadline may result in withdraw of the award.

Sunday, May 15, 2016 (Date to be confirmed)  – Move in date for students granted on-campus housing. No other move in dates will be scheduled except by arrangment between the student and Residence Life. Housing is provided for 11.5 weeks.

Monday, May 16, 2016 – Formal start of the 2016 Summer Scholars Program (some scholars may start at other times as approved by their mentors); Summer Scholars and Faculty Mentors reception (time and location TBA)

Friday, July 29, 2016 (Date to be confirmed) – Formal conclusion of the 2016 Summer Scholars Program and  last day to move out day for students with on-campus housing.

Fall, 2016 (date TBA) – Annual Summer Scholars Dinner 

Thursday, April 14, 2016 – Celebration of Student Achievement