The Dean’s Award for Summer Research (DASR) is a $2500 award created to encourage advanced Gallatin undergraduates and graduate students to pursue an original research or creative project related to their concentration. In accepting a DASR grant, the student agrees to:
Failure to complete all requirements in a timely manner will affect whether or not a student will be able to participate in the Gallatin Student Research Conference in the fall semester. To read more about past DASR conferences, visit the Summer Research blog.
At the time of application, all Gallatin undergraduates who are entering or who are in their junior year (and have at least one semester remaining at Gallatin) are eligible to apply. In credit terms, eligible students must have earned a minimum of 48 credits and will not graduate before the fall conference.
At the time of application, all advanced Gallatin graduates who are currently enrolled in the Thesis Proposal Seminar or have an approved thesis proposal on file and have at least one semester remaining at Gallatin are eligible to apply. In credit terms, eligible students must have earned a minimum of 24 credits and will not graduate before the fall conference.
All applicants who have previously received a Dean’s Award and have failed to complete its requirements will not be considered for another award.
The grant period will begin no sooner than May of the semester in which students apply. Grants are intended to support research conducted during the summer months.
Applications are due March 1st.