Undergraduate Studies | AU Summer Scholars & Artists Fellowship

2014 AU Summer Scholars and Artists

Congratulations to the winners 2014 AU Summer Scholars and Artists Fellowship!

  • Anand Adhikari
  • Madison Chapman
  • Grant Conway
  • Brian Dizio
  • Emily Ellis
  • Katie Hyde
  • Monika Gasinvek
  • Alex Gotowski

Undergraduate Research Workshop

Learn from AU faculty and staff in order to create great presentations, organize research, and find a faculty mentor. Videos of the Undergraduate Research Workshop are available.

Application Information

Summer 2015 application information will be announced in Spring 2015. Advanced undergraduates will be invited to be an American University Summer Scholar or Artist for summer 2015. Fellows will be awarded $4,000 to conduct full-time research with a faculty mentor that leads to significant scholarly or creative work.

To qualify, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Must have earned 60 credits by Summer 2015
  • Will be registered for classes in Fall 2015
  • Conducting research project with a faculty mentor

Before submitting the application form, students should request a confidential letter of recommendation from the faculty mentor and prepare the following materials to be entered or uploaded into the electronic form:

  1. A project title
  2. A brief, 100-word, project abstract
  3. An AU transcript
  4. A project proposal

Once you submit the electronic form, your professor will be asked to upload a letter of recommendation.

The selection committee will look at the following characteristics of your application:

  1. The quality of the research question
  2. The quality of the research method
  3. The quality of the plan for the presentation of the results of the research
  4. The quality of the summer plan (whether the research can be done in the allotted time)
  5. The quality of the student’s preparation to do the work
  6. The quality of the mentor’s engagement