Summer Programs

Various funding opportunities are available to students during the summer.

All summer program applications for 2024 are now open. Learn more about each program below.

For Graduate Students

The application period for 2024 graduate summer scholars programs has ended.

Graduate UD Anti-Racism Initiative Summer Scholars Program

The Graduate UD Anti-Racism Initiative (UDARI) Summer Scholars program provides highly motivated graduate students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a research or creative project based on race, anti-racism, or racial justice. Scholars receive a stipend of $5,000.

Graduate Community Engagement Scholars Program

The Graduate Community Engagement Scholars program provides highly motivated graduate students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a community-based research or creative project. Scholars receive a stipend of $5,000.

For Undergraduate Students

Priority application period for 2024 undergraduate summer scholars closed on April 3, 2024.

Selection: April 15, 2024

Undergraduate UD Anti-Racism Initiative Summer Scholars Program

The Undergraduate UD Anti-Racism Initiative (UDARI) Summer Scholars program provides highly motivated undergraduates in any major the opportunity to immerse themselves in a research or creative project based on race, anti-racism, or racial justice. Scholars receive a stipend of $4000. 

Community Engagement Initiative Summer Scholars Program

The CEI Summer Scholars program provides highly motivated undergraduates the opportunity to immerse themselves in a community-based research or creative project under the direction of a faculty mentor. 

Students specifically interested in the arts (i.e., dancers, actors, visual artists, etc.) are encouraged to apply. ArtsBridge Scholars immerse themselves in a self-guided, faculty-supervised project while considering the impact on the larger community.

Scholars receive a stipend of $4000.  

Community Engagement Initiative Summer Fellows Program

The CEI Summer Fellows program provides partial support for students who want to work part-time on a project and combine it with other summer activities such as coursework and/or employment. Award stipends range from $500-$3000.