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Summer Funding Recipient Information

I've been awarded Summer Funding, what are my next steps?
The Summer Funding requirements for grantees are outlined below. Please note: you must comply with each requirement to receive your funding award. Wait listed students​ should complete these steps, even when final decisions on their grant are pending. 

Step One

March 31 - April 28

I. Attend a budgeting workshop
Attend one of these sessions to learn about the budget proposal you will be required to submit:
  • Tuesday, April 4, 11:30 a.m. - Location TBD
  • Tuesday, April 4, 4:30 p.m. - Location TBD
  • Wednesday, April 5, 12:20 p.m. - Location TBD
  • Wednesday, April 5, 4:15 p.m. - Location TBD 
  • Friday, April7, 2:30 a.m. - Location TBD
We will offer a webinar budget workshop if (and only if) you're studying off campus:
Wednesday, April 5 at 10:30 a.m. (EST). Email internship@colgate.edu to register.
II. Participate in a summer funding orientation session
Attend one of these sessions to learn about the requirements of the grant and professionalism within my internship:
  • Monday, April 17, 4:15 p.m. - Location TBD
  • Tuesday, April 18, 11:30 a.m. - Location TBD
  • Wednesday, April 19, 12:20 p.m. - Location TBD
  • Thursday, April 27, 12:20 p.m. - Location TBD
  • Friday, April 28, 2:30 p.m. - Location TBD
We will offer a webinar orientation session if (and only if) you're studying off campus: Monday, April 17 at noon. (EST)
III. Submit health and safety planning form
Submit the required Health and Safety Planning Form to internship@colgate.edu by April 28 (For students participating in experiences outside the U.S.)

Colgate cannot support travel to locations under U.S. Department of State travel warnings or to areas under high duress except in rare circumstances (e.g.: native student returning home).

Step Two

Once you Confirm Your Internship

I. Complete the internship confirmation form
This form should only be completed after you have confirmed the details of your summer opportunity with your employer. Career Services will issue final offers within a week of receiving your form.

This form will require you to complete and attach the following items:
  • Budget Proposal 2017 (xls). Please note, funding is not available to cover lost wages.
  • Confirmation of internship offer. A copy of e-mail correspondence will suffice. Please save document as a PDF before uploading.
  • Acceptance internship offer. A copy of e-mail correspondence will suffice. Please save document as a PDF before uploading.
II. Submit all required paperwork to career services within one week of receiving your final offer, and no later than June 1 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Summer Funding Required Materials
Submit all required materials to Career Services either via hard copy or as PDFs via e-mail to internship@colgate.eduThe following documents must be submitted as a package, not individually, and will not be accepted after June 1. Funding awards will be disbursed a minimum of three weeks after this paperwork is received:
  1. Acceptance of Award Form
  2. Colgate's Risk & Responsibility Form (R&R for domestic internships or R&R for international internships)
  3. Colgate's Travel Plans Form -- Please Note: Page 2 must be completed and include your Supervisor's contact information and where you will be living (if other than your home).
  4. Colgate's Physician Report Form - Required only if internship is abroad.
  5. Register for HTH Worldwide health and security insurance – Required for non-U.S. experiences.
Summer Funding Payment Information
  • If you prefer your payment via Direct Depsoit, submit Colgate's Direct Deposit Form via hard copy to the Office of Accounting and Control, or e-mail a PDF to accounting@colgate.edu.
  • If you prefer your payment via check, it will be delivered to your campus mailbox.

Step Three

After Your Internship

I. No later than Tuesday, August 29, submit your end-of-summer paperwork
  1. A blog post of my summer experience and thank you letter for the donor who funded my internship (web form has been emailed to your individual colgate.edu address)
  2. My supervisor's evaluation of my performance (return to internship@colgate.edu)
  3. Photo taken of me “in action” at your summer experience (return to internship@colgate.edu)
II. Participate in an opportunity to present on your summer experience
Next school year, 2017-18, participate in Career Services’ SophoMORE Connections, or another on-campus presentation.