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Applications for research funding (Arts and Sciences Summer Research Fellowships, Jepson Summer Research Grants, and Robins School of Business Research Fellowships) are due at noon on February 15, 2022. Applications for internship funding (Chaplaincy Summer Internships, Civic Fellowships, Burrus Fellowships, and Spider Internship Funds) for students interested in international experiences or on-campus housing are due at 5:00 p.m. on April 1, 2022. The final deadline for internship fellowships is May 6 at 5 p.m.  Please use the link below to access either the research or internship program application:

The application for Summer 2022 is now closed

 

 To apply for a UR Summer Fellowship you must:

  1. Complete and submit a UR Summer Fellowship Research application or UR Summer Fellowship Internship application.
    • You may apply for multiple fellowship programs at the same time using this application.
  2. Internship applicants: You are required to attend or view a mandatory UR Summer Fellowships Information Session. Session dates are at the bottom of this page or view this recorded session to fulfill the requirement.
  3. Make sure you follow the specific recommendation requirements for each program as specified in each program drop down below.
Arts and Sciences Summer Research Fellowships

Students considering an application for A&S Summer Research are strongly urged to meet with their faculty member to discuss their research plans before submitting an application. 

Once students have consulted with their faculty member, please complete the application at the link provided above.

Within the application, applicants may indicate whether their proposal is for an individual project or one that is part of a research team.   All applicants, regardless of whether they are part of a team or applying as an individual, will need to answer the questions included in this A&S Summer Research application

Chaplaincy Summer Internships

 Complete the application at the link provided above. See application instructions at the top of this page.  Applications must include the following:

  • Review the Chaplaincy Summer Internship supplement  or here prior typing your responses directly in the UR Summer Fellowship application
  • Resume
  • A URSF Recommendation Form to be completed on your behalf by a faculty member with whom you have taken a course.
  • A URSF Recommendation Form to be completed on your behalf by a religious or spiritual leader from your tradition who can speak to your spiritual or religious commitments. 
  • Attend a mandatory information session. Dates and times can be found at the bottom of this page
Civic Fellowships

Complete the application at the link provided above. Please refer to the Civic Fellowship Supplement to see the questions in the application. There is a section of the application that must be completed in consultation with your faculty mentor.

Applications must include the following:

  • Answers to all the questions in the application
  • Resume
  • BannerWeb unofficial transcript
  • A URSF Recommendation form (found at the end of the application), from a faculty member familiar with your academic work. In most cases, this will be your faculty mentor. However, if you have not taken a class with your mentor, please request your recommendation from a faculty member from whom you have taken a class.
  • Attend a mandatory URSF information session. Dates and times are at the bottom of this page.
Jepson Summer Research Grants

Complete the application at the link provided above. See instructions at the top of this page.  Applications must include the following:

  • Review the Jepson Summer Research Grant supplement pdf or word document and then submit your responses directly into the UR Summer Fellowship application
  • Letter of recommendation from your faculty mentor.  Your mentor will receive an e-mail prompting them to add their recommendation to your application.
Robert L. Burrus Jr. Fellowship

Complete the application at the link provided above. See application instructions at the top of this page.  Applications must include the following:

  • Review the Burrus Fellowship supplement pdf or word document and then type your responses directly in the UR Summer Fellowship application
  • Attend a mandatory information session.  Dates and times are at the bottom of this page
  • Résumé 
  • If you are applying for a Weinstein Grant, a URSF recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.
Spider Internship Funds

Complete the application at the link provided above. See application instructions at the top of this page.  Applications must include the following:

  • Review the Spider Internship Fund supplement pdf or word document and submit your responses directly into the UR Summer Fellowship application
  • Attend a mandatory information session.  Dates and times are at the bottom of this page
  • Resume
  • URSF Recommendation Form completed on your behalf. 
RSB Summer Research Fellowship

Complete the application at the link provided above. See instructions at the top of this page.  Applications must include the following:

  • Review the Robin s School of Business Research Fellowship supplement or this word format and then enter your responses directly into the UR Summer Fellowship application
  • Letter of recommendation from your faculty mentor.  Your mentor will receive an e-mail prompting them to add their recommendation to your application.
  • Unoffical transcript
Weinstein Grants

Note: Weinstein Grant funding is supplemental to a UR Summer Fellowship award from one of the 7 other programs.  Students must apply and be approved for a URSF award in order to be considered for a Weinstein Grant.  The Weinstein Grant can only be awarded for the same experience that student was awarded a fellowship for.

Weinstein Grant applicants must submit the following at the URSF application link above:

  • At least one application to a UR Summer Fellowship program
  • After reviewing the Weinstein Grant supplement or the word document, complete the Weinstein Grant section of the URSF application.
  • The letter of reference or recommendation form and unofficial transcript submitted as part of the URSF application will also be considered.

 

Who Receives a Fellowship?

Awardees are representative of the student body:

  • Students of color: 34%
  • First-generation college students: 29%
  • International students: 17%
  • Athletes: 7%

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