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Summer Enrichment Opportunities


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Big 10 Academic Alliance Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

Funds intensive research experiences with faculty mentors at Big 10 universities and enrichment activities (apply February of any year, especially sophomore or junior year).

Any, Sophomores and Juniors encouraged



RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering. RISE offers students the opportunity to complete a summer research internship at top German universities and research institutions (apply in November/December of your second year)



First Gen Fellows Program

Funds a ten-week summer program in the D.C. area for undergraduate students who are the first in their immediate families to attend an institution of higher education, and who are passionate about pursuing careers in social justice.

Any, Sophomores and Juniors encouraged


Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

A unique four-week study abroad program that pays tribute to Frederick Douglass’ transformative experience visiting Ireland more than 175 years ago. Douglass was embraced by the Irish people and met the famous Irish reformer Daniel O’Connell who expanded Douglass’ view of social injustice and influenced his style of agitating for positive social change through non-violent social and political efforts.

first, second, or third year undergraduates


Fulbright UK Summer Institute

Funds three- and four-week programs to study in UK, including airfare, tuition and fees (apply in February of your first or second year).

Freshman, Sophomores


Fulbright Canada-Mitacs Globalink Internship Program

This program will provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to be part of a 10 to 12-week research internship under the supervision of Canadian university faculty members in a variety of academic disciplines, from science, engineering and mathematics to the humanities and social sciences (apply in October of your first or second year).

Sophomores, Juniors


Hertog Summer Fellows Program

Provides two- to seven-week summer fellowship programs in theory and politics as part of the Political Studies and War Studies summer programs. Hertog Fellows study the pressing public policy issues of the day with an outstanding faculty in the heart of the nation's capital. The program is open to current undergraduates and recent alumni (apply February of sophomore, junior, or senior year, or as a recent alum).

Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Recent Alumni


Humanity in Action Fellowship

Funds a 5-week European summer program in human rights for students committed to minority rights and social justice with substantial leadership experience and an outstanding academic record (apply January of sophomore, junior, or senior year, or as a recent alum).

Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Recent Alumni


Amgen Scholars

Funds an 10-11 week summer research opportunity at one of 13 premier educational institutions in the US. Support varies from institution to institution and may include transportation, room and board, and a stipend. No research experience required. Applicants should have an interest in pursuing a Ph.D or a M.D.-Ph.D (apply February of sophomore, junior, or senior year [if not graduating in Spring])

Sophomore, Junior, non-graduating Senior


Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers (IRT) Summer Workshop

Funds a four-week workshop for college juniors and seniors who intend to pursue graduate study immediately upon completion of their undergraduate degree. Includes $1,200 stipend, travel expenses (for those traveling by plane or train), and room and board. (Apply March of junior or senior year).

Junior, Senior


Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program

Provides a five-and-a-half week summer fellowship for a leadership and professional development program in Washington, DC and Mount Vernon, VA. Fellows will engage in a dynamic leadership education curriculum, interact with nationally recognized corporate, government, and military leaders in the nation’s capital, and discover how to change the world through self-reflection, exciting experiential activities, and a community service-focused capstone project (apply January of sophomore year). AWARD ON PAUSE FOR 2022



National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. Awards are typically available in most STEM fields, social and behavioral sciences, business, education, and ethics (apply in February or March of your freshman, sophomore and/or junior years).

Freshman, Sophomore, Junior


Petit Scholars Program

Funds a year-long comprehensive research experience at Georgia Tech’s Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience for students with outstanding academic records and strong research potential (apply September of sophomore or junior year).

Sophomore, Junior


Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Summer Program

Funds participation in PPIA’s seven-week Junior Summer Institute and provides financial support for graduate studies at member institutions (apply in November of junior year).



Rangel International Affairs Summer Program

Funds participation in a six-week development program, including two summer courses at Howard University (apply in February of sophomore, junior or senior year).

Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Recent Alumni


Zero Hunger Fellowship

The Zero Hunger Internship immerses college students and recent graduates in anti-hunger work around the country. In this 10-week paid internship program, participants gain work experience at anti-hunger organizations as they develop professional skills and grow as leaders.

Current undergraduates or Recent Alumni

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