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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 30 - April 30, 2018

I. Attend a Summer Funding Budget/Prep Session
Students must attend one of the following Budget/Prep Sessions to learn about the Budget Proposal Form process, requirements of the grant, and professionalism within your internship/experience. Please note: Budget Proposal Forms will not be accepted from students who have not attended one of these sessions.
  • Tuesday, April 3 from 11:30–12:30 p.m. - COOP Conference Room
  • Tuesday, April 3 from 7:30–8:30 p.m. - 207 Lathrop
  • Wednesday, April 4 from 4:15–5:15 p.m. - 27 Persson
  • Thursday, April 5 from 11:30–12:30 p.m. - 560 Batza Room, Case-Geyer
  • Friday, April 6 from 2:30–3:30 p.m. - 207 Lathrop
  • Tuesday, April 10 from 11:30–12:30 p.m. - 105 Little
We will offer a Virtual Budget Session if (and only if) you are studying off-campus. This session is scheduled for Wednesday, April 4 from 10:30-11:30 a.m .(EST). 

Summer Funding Payment Information

Step Two

Once You Confirm Your Internship

I. Submit the Internship Confirmation Form
Submit the required Internship Confirmation Form after you receive your internship offer or course enrollment. This form will require you to confirm the location, duration, and expected costs of your summer experience. Additionally, this form will require you to complete and attach the following items:
  1.  Budget Proposal Form (EXCEL). Please use this worksheet to provide details of your budget plan. The Summer Funding Selection Committee will evaluate your proposed budget and determine your final grant offer (please note: this amount may be less than the amount requested in your Budget Proposal Form).
  2. Confirmation of internship offer.  A copy of e-mail correspondence will suffice. Please save document as a .PDF file before uploading.
  3. Health and Safety Planning Form (DOC). This form is only for students participating in experiences outside the U.S. or away from their home country.
Colgate will not sponsor grants to international destinations that currently, or at any point during the application process, have heightened associated health and/or safety risks – this limitation may be negotiable to students who are travelling back to their home country.
II. Career Services will issue your final grant offer
Upon review of the contents of your Internship Confirmation Form, Career Services will issue you a Final Offer Letter, including the exact amount of your Summer Funding award (please note: this amount may be less than the amount requested in your Budget Proposal Form).
III. 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 materials via hard copy or as PDFs by e-mail to  Funding awards will be disbursed approximately two weeks after paperwork is received and online form is completed:
  1. 2018 CCS Summer Funding Acceptance Form (PDF)
  2. Colgate's Physician Report Form (PDF) - Required only if internship is abroad.
  3. Online Student Travel Planning Form this is an Off-Campus Study form that is required to be completed

Please Note: In the Independent/Other travel section of the form, students should reply Colgate Career Services to the following question:
2. Funding  (*) If you are applying for, or receiving funding or support from Colgate, indicate the office, department, faculty member, or source of your support.

For students traveling outside of the U.S., but not to their home country, Career Services will enroll you in Cultural Insurance Services International at no additional cost.

Step Three

After Your Internship

I. No later than Wednesday, August 22, 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 will be emailed to your individual address)
  2. My supervisor evaluation of my performance (return to
  3. Photo taken of me “in action” at your summer experience (return to
II. Participate in an opportunity to present on your summer experience
Next school year, 2018-19, participate in Career Services’ SophoMORE Connections, or another on-campus presentation.