Many times, these summertime pursuits result in the presentation of papers at professional meetings or publication in journals, with undergraduates as co-authors, performers, and exhibitors.
It all starts with a student’s research proposal, prepared in close collaboration with a faculty mentor. The proposal is used as the basis for awarding summer research assistantships that run eight to 10 weeks. Partially subsidized on-campus housing options and special academic and recreational events enhance the summer experience.
Students and faculty from all academic divisions participate
. The assistantships are funded directly by Colgate, corporate or foundation grants, individual donors, or individual faculty research grants. This funding provides students a weekly stipend of $425.
Colgate understands and supports the educational value of full-time research participation by our students, and the university is widely recognized as a national leader in undergraduate research.
Details about on-campus summer research opportunities may be obtained from department chairs, division directors, or by contacting Renée Chapin
, at the Center for Learning, Teaching, and Research