Most fellowships are funded directly by Colgate. Additional fellowships receive funding from corporate or foundation grants, individual donors, or individual faculty research grants.
Summertime research and creative projects often result in the presentation of papers at professional meetings or publication in journals, with undergraduates as co-authors and exhibitors. Students and faculty from all academic departments and divisions
There are two ways for students to pursue research or creative projects on campus over the summer, outlined below:
- Faculty-initiated fellowships
- Student-initiated fellowships
If you are a faculty member interested in applying for funding to support student projects over the summer, please see the summer fellowship information page for faculty
Available positions for the summer of 2017 have not yet been posted.
This type of funding envisions research or creative projects supervised by faculty mentors but proposed by students. Projects do not need to be related to the faculty member’s research or specific area of scholarly or artistic interest, but the faculty member must agree to supervise the student for the duration of the project. Students apply for funding in consultation with faculty mentors. Information about applying and application deadlines may be found at the student-initiated summer research page