Timeline for the 2021 Summer Scholars Program

Thursday, December 3, 2020 – Formal announcement of the 2021 Summer Scholars Program to eligible students via e-mail.

Monday, January 4, 2021 – Electronic application system becomes activated.

Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 11 a.m. - First information session for students interested in the SSP via Zoom: https://sju.zoom.us/my/drspinner?pwd=MjdWSzlJNnVOYkN5Y2JnNFllMTM2UT09

Tuesday, February 9,2021 at 7 p.m. - Second information session for students interested in the SSP via Zoom: https://sju.zoom.us/my/drspinner?pwd=MjdWSzlJNnVOYkN5Y2JnNFllMTM2UT09

Monday, February 22, 2021 – Deadline for submission of completed application and proposal. All materials must be submitted using the electronic application system.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 1 letter of recommendation from your prospective mentor is due. We will contact the mentor you list on your application to request the letter.

Monday, March 8, 2021 – Departments will submit prioritized lists of students to be supported by the Summer Scholars program.

March 9 - March 12, 2021 – 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 15, 2021 – Letters will be sent (by email only) to all applicants indicating whether or not they have been selected for the 2021 Summer Scholars Program.

Monday, March 22, 2021 – Deadline for students offered 2021 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 29, 2021 – Deadline for alternates to accept or decline positions (if available)

Monday, April 19, 2021 – Deadline for 2021 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 23, 2021 – 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 24, 2021 – Formal start of the 2021 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 13, 2021 – Formal conclusion of the 2021 Summer Scholars Program and  last day to move out day for students with on-campus housing.

TBD – Annual Summer Scholars Dinner

TBD – Celebration of Student Achievement