Charles Center Summer Scholarships

Information on summer 2017 awards will be posted here by October 15, 2016. Applications for summer research funding will be due at noon on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

The Showcase of Summer Research (SRS) will take place September 26-30, 2016. Students who received funding from the Charles Center will present their work in oral and poster presentations over the course of the week.







The Charles Center offers a number of funding opportunities to support undergraduate research during the summer. This funding is open to research in all disciplines and can take place on campus, off-campus, or abroad. Most awards are for $3,000 to support seven full-time weeks of research. Applications are submitted online, using the link provided below. The deadline to apply for research in the summer of 2017 is Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The names of the 2016 recipients will be posted online by 5:00pm on April 6. 

Below are the general requirements for the application. Please note that some scholarships will have different specifications or application requirements. We ask that you read through the descriptions of the scholarships carefully before starting the application process.

  • Applicant must be a student in good academic standing
  • Applicant must be a continuing student (i.e., not a graduating senior)
Scholarships for Research

Unless otherwise noted, these applications are due by noon on Tuesday, February 28, 2017:

Scholarships for Artistic Development

This application is due by noon on Tuesday, February 28, 2017:

Scholarships for Internships

These applications are for funding for non- or low-paid internships. Application review begins Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

Additional Awards

The recipients of these awards are determined by departments. Click the links for more details.

How to Apply

Step-by-step instructions are provided on each specific scholarship page. Click the links above.

Frequently Asked Questions

Be sure to visit the FAQs page for further information about applying for a Charles Center Summer Scholarship.

If you have read through the scholarship pages and FAQs and still have a question, please email [[lmgrim, Lisa Grimes]] at the Charles Center.