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Dean's Award For Summer Research


The Dean’s Award for Summer Research was created to encourage advanced Gallatin
undergraduates to pursue an original research or creative project related to their concentration.

The Dean’s Award for Summer Research provides a stipend of $2500 to support projects carried out over the summer months. Applicants must be rising or current juniors with at least one semester remaining at NYU at the time of application. In accepting a grant, the student agrees to the following:

  • Maintain and contribute four or more blog posts over the course of their project
  • Write a scholarly paper on their research to be submitted the following year
  • Present their research at a Gallatin student conference during the following spring

Deadline for Proposals

March 13, 2015


All Gallatin undergraduates entering or in their junior year (and who have at least one semester remaining at Gallatin) at the time of application are eligible. In credit terms, eligible students have earned a minimum of 48 credits and will graduate no sooner than January 2016.


Up to $2,500

Project Timetables

To begin no sooner than May 2015. Grants are intended to support research conducted during the summer months. Students are required to submit a report detailing the results of their research and how this financial support assisted the project’s development by January 31st, 2016.

If you have questions please email Rae Georges in the Gallatin Office of Academic and Student Affairs at Rae.georges@nyu.edu. Please include Dean’s Award for Summer Research in the subject line.

Student Information


Project Mentor

The deadline for recommendations is March 16th, 2015. Applications with late or missing recommendations will not be considered.

Projected Expenses

Please list the expenses associated with your project, or attach this information on a separate page.

Project Description



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