Timeline for the 2018 Summer Scholars Program

Friday, November 10, 2017 – Formal announcement of the 2018 Summer Scholars Program to eligible students via e-mail.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 – First information session for students interested in the SSP.

11:00 am in Science Center Room 400

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 – Second information session for students interested in the SSP.

11:00 am in Campion, South Doyle Banquet Hall

Monday, December 4, 2017 – Electronic application system becomes activated.

Monday, February 5, 2018 – Deadline for submission of completed application and proposal. All materials must be submitted using the electronic application system.

Thursday, February 15, 2018 – 1 letter of recommendation from your prospective mentor is due. We will contact the mentor you list on your application to request the letter.

Friday, February 23 , 2018 – Departments will submit prioritized lists of students to be supported by the Summer Scholars program.

February 26 – March 2, 2018 – 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 12, 2018 – Letters will be sent (by e-mail only) to all applicants indicating whether or not they have been selected for the 2018 Summer Scholars Program.

Monday, March 19, 2018 – Deadline for students offered 2018 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.

Monday, March 26, 2018 – Deadline for alternates to accept or decline positions (if available)

Friday, April 6, 2018 – Deadline for 2018 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 20, 2018 (tentative) – Move in date for students granted on-campus housing. No other move in dates will be scheduled except by arrangement between the student and Residence Life. Housing is provided for 11.5 weeks.

Monday, May 21, 2018 – Formal start of the 2018 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, August 10, 2018 – Formal conclusion of the 2018 Summer Scholars Program and  last day to move out day for students with on-campus housing.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 – Annual Summer Scholars Dinner

Thursday, April 11, 2019 – Celebration of Student Achievement