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Summer 2021’s Howard Lab (from left): Caleb Porter ’24, Scout Hayashi ’22, Professor of Chemistry Kathleen Howard, Tyrique Arthur ’24, Sophie Engels '23, Aye Kyaw '22 and Chayanne Petit '23. Photo by Kelly Ambruso, Chemistry Lab Instructor. 

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  1. Abbott Family Summer Opportunity Fund

    The Ann Trimble Warren'38 and Sally A. Warren '65 Fund was established in 2017 by Sally Warren. The Fund is intended to provide enriching leaming experiences for Swarthmore students by enabling them to further their pursuit of the Arts, including performing, work, study, or research during the summer months, with a preference given to production in the arts. The Fund supports summer experiences in Studio Arts, Music and Dance, Theater, and Art History, but not Film and Media studies. The recipient(s) will be currently enrolled students selected by the Office of the Provost through an application process in consultation with the arts departments specified in this agreement.

    1. Language Learning
    2. Study Abroad
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  2. The Stanley Adamson '65 Chemistry Research Endowment

    The Stanley Adamson Prize in Chemistry was established in memory of Stanley D. Adamson '65. It is awarded each spring to a well-rounded junior majoring in chemistry or biochemistry, who, in the opinion of the department, gives the most promise of excellence and dedication in the field.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  3. The Jonathan L. Altman '74 Endowed Summer Grant

    The Altman Summer Grant was created by Shingmei Poon Altman '76 in memory of her husband, Jonathan Leigh Altman '74. It is awarded by the Art Department to a junior who has strong interest and potential in studio arts. It provides support for purposeful work in the studio arts during the summer between junior and senior year.

    1. Creative Projects
    2. Research
    3. Junior
    4. Academic Division
  4. The John W. Anderson '50 Memorial Internship

    Supports students teaching science to disadvantaged children, with preference for students interested in working with children in grades K-12.

    1. Social Impact Projects
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Lang Center
  5. The David Baltimore/Broad Foundation Endowment

    The David Baltimore/Broad Foundation Endowment was established in 2007 by a grant from the Broad Foundation at the request of David Baltimore '60. This fellowship is awarded to a student doing summer research in the natural sciences or engineering with a preference given to a student engaging in mentored off-campus laboratory research.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  6. Monroe C. Beardsley Research Fellowship and Internship Fund

    The Monroe C. Beardsley Research Fellowship and Internship was established to support students by providing grants to encourage and facilitate research, original scholarship, and professional development in the areas of art, classics (literature), English literature, modern languages and literature, music and dance, philosophy, religion, and theater.

    1. Creative Projects
    2. Internship
    3. Research
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Academic Division
  7. The Believe Endowed Social Action Award. "The Believe Award"

    To support inspired global citizens who believe in the reality of a better world, and who believe that the key to peace and progress in the world is to develop personal connections in other cultures through social action and direct community engagement."

    1. Social Impact Projects
    2. Study Abroad
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Lang Center
  8. William J. Carter '47 Grant for Summer Research or Internship

    The William J. Carter '47 Religious Harmony Endowment was established in 2011 by a bequest from William J. Carter '47. The fund's purpose is to encourage and promote understanding, harmony and respect among the various religions of the world. Proposals from religion major and minor students working independently as well as faculty‐student collaborative research proposals are eligible for support. This grant is offered to majors and minors in religion whose projects clearly reflect prior academic work in the area.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. Study Abroad
    5. First Year
    6. Sophomore
    7. Junior
    8. Academic Division
  9. Genevieve Ching-Wen Lee '96 Memorial Fund

    The family and friends of Genevieve Ching-Wen Lee '96 have established a fund in her memory to assist students working on projects in Asian American studies. Recipients will be selected by the Chairs of the Divisions of the Humanities and of the Social Sciences.

    1. Academic Division
    2. Internships
    3. Research
    4. Social Impact Projects
    5. First Year
    6. Sophomore
    7. Junior
    8. Academic Division
  10. CIL Summer Funding

    Students seeking an internship, research opportunity, etc. in innovation, management, entrepreneurship, or leadership.

    1. Entreprenurial Ventures
    2. Internships
    3. Research
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Center for Innovation and Leadership
  11. Cilento Family Community Service Fellowship

    Community service project that benefit low-income families in the local area.

    1. Social Impact Projects
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Lang Center
  12. Class of 1961 Reunion Fund for the Arts and Social Change

    Projects in which the arts and social change are joined.

    1. Creative Projects
    2. Internships
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Senior
    8. Lang Center
  13. Class of 1962 Student Summer Fellowship

    The Class of 1962 Student Summer Fellowship was established in 2012 by contributions from class members, on the occasion of their 50th Reunion celebration. The fund is intended to provide enriching learning experiences for students by supporting work, study or research during the summer months.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Academic Division
  14. Classics Summer Funding

    The Classics Department provides funding for summer opportunities in Greece and Italy.

    1. Language Learning
    2. Study Abroad
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
  15. Jason '90 and Ashley Cummins Summer Internship Endowment Fund

    The Fund provides stipends for summer internships or research that emphasize business, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Preference for this Fund will be given to students who have successfully demonstrated how the proposed internship experience relates to their intellectual goals, connects to their major or minor area of study, and/or who's experience maps onto their senior capstone project.

    1. Entrepreneurial Ventures
    2. Internships
    3. Research
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. >
    8. Center for Innovation and Leadership
  16. Mayer B. Davidson '57 Chemistry and Biochemistry Summer Research Fund

    Summer opportunity for Chemistry research.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  17. The Davis Project for Peace

    Projects for Peace is a global program that encourages young adults to develop innovative, community-centered, and scalable responses to the world’s most pressing issues. Along the way, these student leaders increase their knowledge, improve skills, and establish identities as peacebuilders and changemakers. Every year 100 or more student leaders are awarded a grant in the amount of $10,000 each to implement a “Project for Peace,” anywhere in the world, typically over summer break. Projects for Peace are grassroots activities that address root causes of conflict and promote peace. A hallmark of the Projects for Peace program is its flexibility: proposals may be submitted by any U.S. or international student enrolled at a partner institution; students may be any age or any major; they may implement the project alone or with others; the project may take place anywhere in the world, including in the U.S..

    1. Social Impact Projects
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Senior
    6. Lang Center
  18. The Joel Dean Student Research Program

    The Joel Dean Research fellowships support Swarthmore students' participation in ten weeks of full-time summer research in the social sciences. Priority is given to research-oriented proposals; projects involving course development are not supported. Priority will also be given to students whose projects clearly reflect prior academic work in the area and the potential for thesis or project work in their senior year and to students who have not received any other Swarthmore funding for research-related activities.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  19. The Deborah A. DeMott '70 Student Research and Internship Fund

    The Deborah A. DeMott '70 Student Research and Internship Fund was established by Deborah A. DeMott '70 in 2004. The fund is awarded to students following their second or third years on the recommendation of the Provost's Office in conjunction with an advisory panel of faculty. The recommendation is based on the caliber and potential of the student project proposals.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  20. Dorothy Ditter Gondos Summer Research Fellowship in Comparative Literature

    The Program in Comparative Literature supports a fellowship for summer research in Comparative Literature. The fellowship may be used for research undertaken in the US or abroad, and preference will be given to juniors who will be preparing to write a comparative literature thesis in their senior year. Applications should be made though the regular process for summer humanities fellowships at the college.

    1. Research
    2. Study Abroad
    3. Junior
    4. Academic Division
  21. Economic Justice Internship Endowment

    The Economic Justice Internship Endowment was established in 2017 by Taras Kihiczak ’86 and Kristen Boling, who have a deep interest in addressing issues related to income inequality, and is intended to provide enriching summer research fellowships and/or internships for Swarthmore students in the Social Sciences Division, Preference shall be given to students conducting projects which are related to political or economic inequality. Recipients will be awarded by the academic division and administered by the Provost's Office.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Academic Division
  22. The Robert W. Edgar Endowed Fund for Internships

    The fund, named for the late Bob Edgar, who represented the Seventh District, including Swarthmore, in the United States House of Representatives, is intended to provide enriching learning experiences for Swarthmore students by supporting work experience in any field during the summer months, with preference given to those whose internship opportunities stem from previously held externships. Two fellowships will be administered by the Career Services Office each summer.

    1. Internships
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Career Services
  23. Employment On Campus

    No description currently available.

    1. Student Employment
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Financial Aid
  24. Robert Enders Field Biology Award

    The Robert Enders Field Biology Award was established by his friends and former students to honor Dr. Robert K. Enders, a member of the College faculty from 1932 to 1970. It is awarded to support the essential costs of both naturalistic and experimental biological studies in a natural environment. The field research awards are given annually by the Biology Department to Swarthmore students showing great promise in biological field research.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. >
    6. Academic Division
  25. Anne and Alexander Faber International Travel Fund

    The Anne and Alexander Faber International Travel Fund was established by family and friends in honor of Anne Faber and in memory of Alexander L. Faber, parents of three Swarthmore graduates. It provides grants for travel outside the United States and Canada for students majoring in the humanities.

    1. Research
    2. Internships
    3. Study Abroad
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Academic Division
  26. The Carol Finneburgh Lorber Fellowship in Environmental Studies

    Environmental Studies/The Carol Finneburgh Lorber Fellowship in Environmental Studies was established in 2017 by the Swarthmore College Board of Managers, faculty, and friends of the College in memory of Carol Finneburgh Lorber '63, who held a passionate interest in the environment and supported numerous environmental organizations. The fund is intended to provide enriching learning experiences for Swarthmore students by supporting work, study, or research in Environmental Studies during the summer months. The recipient(s), who need not be Environmental Studies majors, will be chosen by the Provost's Office in consultation with the department of Environmental Studies.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  27. The David E. Fisher '79 - Arthur S. Gabinet '79 Summer Internship for Biological Sciences and Public Service

    The David E. Fisher '79 - Arthur S. Gabinet '79 Summer Internship for Biological Sciences and Public Service was established by Andrew H. Schwartz '79 and his wife, Dagmar Schwartz, to honor Andy's friends and classmates, David E. Fisher '79 and Arthur S. Gabinet '79, and supports students working in life sciences or public service who exemplify Dr. Fisher's and Mr. Gabinet's values, pursuing studies out of love of learning and devotion to the improvement of the human condition.

    1. Internships
    2. Social Impact Projects
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  28. Giles K. '72 and Barbara Guss Kemp Student Fellowship Endowment

    Giles and Barbara Kemp established the Giles K. '72 and Barbara Kemp Student Fellowship in 2005. The fund supports internships and research projects with a preference for students whose experiences will be abroad.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Study Abroad
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Academic Division
  29. Gilmore Stott Service Award

    Priority will be given to internships that combine service with the performing arts, especially in the City of Chester

    1. Creative Projects
    2. Internships
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Senior
    8. Lang Center
  30. The Gottlieb Family Lang Center Internship

    Summer internship

    1. Internships
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Senior
    6. Lang Center
  31. The Carl Grossman Summer Opportunity Fund

    The Carl Grossman summer opportunity Fund was established in 2018 by Eunice Cheung '93. This fund honors Carl H. Grossman, who taught in the physics department from 1990 to 2015 and served as a trusted mentor to many of his students. The fund is intended to provide enriching learning experiences for Swarthmore students by supporting work, study, or research in physics during the summer months. The recipient(s) will be chosen by the Provost's Offìce.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  32. Halpern Engineering Design

    Not description currently available.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  33. Hannay Chemistry Fund

    The Hannay Chemistry Fund was established by a gift from the General Signal Corp. in honor of N. Bruce Hannay '42. The fund will provide support for student summer research in chemistry. Bruce Hannay was a research chemist with Bell Laboratories and received an honorary doctor of science degree from Swarthmore in 1979.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  34. Judith R. Harris Research Award in Psychology

    The Judith Rich Harris Research Award will provide mentored summer research experience to students working on senior thesis projects or planning to pursue graduate studies in psychology, neuroscience, or related fields, including but not limited to summer research opportunities, conference travel, and the like, at Swarthmore College in accordance with College policies and procedures. The Fund will be administered by the Provost's Office in consultation with the Psychology Department.

    1. Research
    2. Junior
    3. Academic Division
  35. The Haskin Fernald Student Summer Fellowship

    The Haskin Fernald Student Summer Fellowship was established in 2007 by Guy Haskin Fernald '94 and Lia Haskin Fernald '94. This fund is intended to broaden and enrich the experience of a Swarthmore student by supporting a work or study experience dealing with public health issues of global significance, within a public or non-profit setting, in a lower or middle-income country. A student who has identified an opportunity to do resarch or volunteer work abroad can submit a proposal for support for travel and/or living expenses.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. Study Abroad
    5. First Year
    6. Sophomore
    7. Junior
    8. Academic Division
  36. Hay-Urban Prize for Summer Internship, Study, or Reseach in Religion

    With a generous gift from Stephen Hay '51 and funds given in honor of P. Linwood Urban's retirement from the College in 1989, the Department of Religion will again offer the Hay‐Urban prize to assist in supporting at least one religion major or minor student internship, summer study, or research in the area of religion studies. *This opportunity is available every other year.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  37. The Samuel L. Hayes III Award

    The Samuel L. Hayes III Award, enables research during the summer of a student who wants to pursue in greater depth some topic in business economics -- liberally defined -- on which work was initiated during the year (in a class paper, for example). Any student, regardless of major, may apply. The research may be done at Swarthmore or in some appropriate context elsewhere. Students will apply by submitting a proposal and supporting material. The grant, created through the generosity of the Swarthmore Alumni in Finance, honors an alumnus, member of the Board of Managers and eminent teacher at the Harvard School of Business.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  38. The Hopkins International Public Policy Internship Endowment

    This was established in 2005 to support students interested in policy issues of global significance, working within a public or non-profit organization. Such issues may be addressed within the U.S. or abroad, with a strong preference for experience in internships overseas. The internship is available for two to six months--anytime of the year, including summers. It shall be administered by the Provost's Office.

    1. Internships
    2. Social Impact Projects
    3. Study Abroad
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Academic Division
  39. William L. Huganir Summer Research Endowment

    The William L. Huganir Summer Research Stipend is awarded each spring by the chairs of the Social Science Division based on the academic interests of a student or students who wish to pursue summer research on global population issues.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  40. The Connie Hungerford and Hans Oberdiek Student Summer Fellowship

    The Connie Hungerford and Hans Oberdiek Student Summer Fellowship was established in 2017 through the generosity of Jeffrey '75 and Marge Pearlman'48 Scheuer and Adrienne Asch '69 (posthumously) in honor of Connie's and Hans's innumerable contributions to the humanities at Swarthmore. The fund is intended to provide enriching learning experiences for Swarthmore students by supporting work study, or research in the humanities during the summer months. The Fellowship will be administered by the Provost's office, and awards made in consultation with faculty.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  41. The Richard M. Hurd '48 Engineering Research Endowment

    The Richard M. Hurd '48 Engineering Research Endowment was created in 2000 in memory of distinguished alumnus and former member of the Board of Managers Richard M. Hurd '48. The fund supports students interested in pursuing engineering research during the summer.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  42. The Independent Research Summer Fellowship

    Students can submit a proposal for an independent research project. 

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  43. Interdisciplinary Biology Fellowship

    The Interdisciplinary Biology Fellowship has a goal to provide enriching learning experiences with a preference for students performing interdisciplinary work that integrates subjects of research methods from biology with those of other natural sciences, social sciences, or humanities.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  44. Japanese Summer Language Fellowship

    The Japanese Summer Language Fellowship provides opportunities for students to study at intensive summer language programs recommended by the Japanese Studies Department. There are additional requirements for this opportunity.

    1. Language Learning
    2. Study Abroad
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  45. The Kaori Kitao Humanities Research Fellowship Fund

    Kaori Kitao, Professor Emerita in Art History, established this research fellowship in 2013 in celebration of her 80th birthday. The fund supports students in the humanities by providing grants to encourage and facilitate historical research, original scholarship, and professional development, with a preference for Italian Studies, Japanese Studies,and Performing Arts.

    1. Creative Projects
    2. Research
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  46. Peter and Aleck Karis Fellowship in Environmental Studies

    The Peter and Aleck Karis Fellowship in Environmental Studies shall be used to support summer research fellowships for students in the natural and social sciences studying the effects of environmental changes on ecosystems, biodiversity, and human populations, societies, and cultures, with a preference for investigations into climate change and the impact of climate change, at Swarthmore College beginning in 2014 in accordance with College policies and procedures. The Fund will be administered by the Provost's office upon the recommendation of the Environmental Studies Program Committee.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  47. Howard G. Kurtz, Jr. and Harriet B. Kurtz Memorial Fund

    The Howard G. Kurtz Jr. and Harriet B. Kurtz Memorial Fund provides support for student research in Peace and Conflict Studies at the global level or in the peaceful uses of outer space. Students may apply for other research grants in order to supplement the funds provided by the Kurtz fund.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  48. Olga Lamkert Endowed Student Opportunity Fund

    The Olga Lamkert Endowed Student Opportunity Fund was established in 2017 by Jane Moody Picker '57 and Sidney Picker Jr. in memory of Olga Lamkert. The fund is intended to provide enriching learning experiences for Swarthmore students by supporting work, study, travel, research and/or internships in the study of Russia, including, but not limited to, language, literature, history, politics, or culture of Russia. The recipient(s) will be chosen by the Provost's office, in consultation with the faculty of the Russian program.

    1. Internships
    2. Language Learning
    3. Research
    4. Study Abroad
    5. First Year
    6. Sophomore
    7. Junior
    8. Academic Division
  49. Lande Research Fund

    The Lande Research Fund was established in 1992 through a gift by S. Theodore Lande to provide support for student research in field biology both on and off-campus. Grants are awarded at the direction of the provost and the chair of the Biology Department.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  50. Landis Community Service Fund

    Dare 2 Soar

    1. Social Impact Projects
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Senior
    6. Lang Center
  51. Eugene M. Lang Summer Initiative Awards

    The Eugene M. Lang Summer Initiative Awards are made each spring to students who are selected by the provost in consultation with the appropriate division heads to support faculty-student research, independent student research, and student social service activity specifically related to research objectives and tied to the curriculum, under the supervision of faculty members.

    1. Research
    2. Social Impact Projects
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. i>
    7. Academic Division
  52. The Lotte Lazarsfeld Bailyn '51 Research Endowment

    The Lotte Lazarsfeld Bailyn '51 Research Endowment established by Bernard Bailyn in 2005, in honor of his wife, the T. Wilson Professor of Management, emerita, at MIT. The fund supports a student summer research fellowship for a rising junior or senior woman majoring in mathematics, science, or engineering who intends to go into graduate studies in one or more of these fields.

    1. Research
    2. Sophomore
    3. Junior
    4. Academic Division
  53. The Lenfest Student Fellowship Endowment

    The fund shall be used to support student participation in research fellowships, internships, and other summer opportunities, and selection will be made by the Provost's Office and the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Academic Division
    8. Lang Center
  54. Stephen Lubar '75 Student Summer Fellowship

    This fund is intended to provide an enriching summer fellowship for a rising junior or senior at Swarthmore in any field of study (to vary in subsequent years as additional funds become available) to travel somewhere they've never been before to enrich their own lives and the lives of others.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. Study Abroad
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Lang Center
  55. Julia and Frank L. Lyman '43 Student Summer Research

    The Julia and Frank L. Lyman '43 Student Summer Research Stipend was established to support a student engaged in independent research in the field of peace and conflict studies. A proposal for support of an internship opportunity may also be considered.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  56. Penelope Mason Grant

    The Penelope Mason '57 Memorial Fund was established to support student projects in Asian Studies. Students may apply for support for summer research projects in Asian Studies, as well as intensive summer language study in Asian languages contributing to the student's continuing course of studies, including but not limited to Asian Studies majors.

    1. Language Learning
    2. Research
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  57. Norman Meinkoth Field Biology Award

    The Norman Meinkoth Field Biology Award was established by his friends and former students to honor Dr. Norman A. Meinkoth, a member of the College faculty from 1947 to 1978. It is awarded to support the essential costs of the study of both naturalistic and experimental biological studies in a natural environment. The intent of this fund is to facilitate the joint participation of Swarthmore students and faculty in field biology projects, with priority given to marine biology. The awards are given annually by the Biology Department.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  58. The Norman Meinkoth Premedical Research Fund

    The Norman Meinkoth Premedical Research Fund was established in 2004 by Marc E. Weksler '58 and Babette B. Weksler '58 to honor Norman A. Meinkoth's long service as a premedical adviser to students at Swarthmore College, where he was professor of biology for 31 years and chairman of the department for 10 years. The funds are awarded on the basis of scientific merit to a rising junior or senior premedical student to allow the pursuit of laboratory research in the sciences on or off campus. The Provost's Office administers the fund.

    1. Research
    2. Sophomore
    3. Junior
    4. Academic Division
  59. Mellon Interdisciplinary Humanistic Summer Award

    The Mellon grant supporting this new interdisciplinary line requires that it support either Film and Media Studies or one of the following eleven interdisciplinary programs: Asian Studies; Black Studies; Cognitive Science; Comparative Literature; Environmental Studies; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Interpretation Theory; Islamic Studies; Latin American and Latino Studies; Medieval Studies; and Peace and Conflict Studies.

    1. First Year
    2. Sophomore
    3. Junior
    4. Academic Division
  60. The James H. '58 and Margaret C. Miller Summer Internship for Environmental Preservation

    Enables a Swarthmore student to engage in meaningful work directed toward the preservation of the environment, including such activities as environmental education, environmental justice, habitat preservation and restoration, issues dealing with environmentally sustainable technologies and economies, and relevant public policy.

    1. Internships
    2. Social Impact Projects
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Senior
    7. Lang Center
  61. Morrell-Potter Summer Stipend in Creative Writing

    The Morrell-Potter Summer Stipend in creative writing, sponsored by the Creative Writing Program of the Swarthmore Department of English Literature, supports a writer of exceptional promise during the summer after the junior year. Applicants present proposals for summer projects, along with samples of their work, as part of the application process.

    1. Creative Projects
    2. Junior
    3. Academic Division
  62. John Nason Community Service Fellowship

    Off campus community service projects related to their academic program

    1. Social Impact Projects
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  63. Natural Sciences and Engineering (NSE) Summer Research

    Students pursue a full time, 10-week NSE research project over the summer. 

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  64. The Arthur Obermayer '52 Summer Internship

    The Arthur S. Obermayer '52 International Summer Internship was established in 2005 and is intended to broaden and enrich the experience of a Swarthmore student. The grant shall be awarded with preference to a domestic student who is studying in a major that may not inherently offer an international opportunity.

    1. Research
    2. Internship
    3. Study Abroad
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Academic Division
  65. The Robert F. Pasternack Research Fellowship

    The Robert F. Pasternack Research Fellowship was established in 2005 by a gift from the estate of Thomas Koch, deceased husband of Jo W. Koch and father of Michael B. Koch '89. The fellowship honors a beloved member of Swarthmore's Chemistry Department and supports student summer research in chemistry.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  66. Peace and Conflict Studies - Lippincott

    The Lippincott Fellowship will be awarded for a summer program of off-campus research in some field of Peace and Conflict Studies in which observation, interviews, or other forms of inquiry beyond the library play an important role. The stated purpose of this fellowship is to provide support for an off-campus internship of originality, intellectual merit and of public signficance.

    1. Research
    2. Internships
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  67. J. Roland Pennock Undergraduate Fellowship

    The J. Roland Pennock Undergraduate Fellowship in Public Affairs provides a grant to support a substantial research project in public affairs. This Fellowship is awarded for a program of off-campus research in public affairs in which observation, interviews, or other forms of inquiry beyond the library play an important role. The recipient will submit a substantial analytical paper that is based on the research program funded by the Fellowship. Although the research program may grow out of work, including internships, done at Swarthmore, the purpose of the Fellowship is to support off-campus work of originality, intellectual merit, and if possible, some public consequence. All continuing Swarthmore students are eligible although preference will be given to juniors.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  68. The Penrose International Service Fund

    Project to improve the quality of life of a community outside North America

    1. Social Impact Projects
    2. Study Abroad
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Senior
    7. Lang Center
  69. Petrucci Family Foundation Summer Research Grant in Black Studies

    This fellowship is intended to allow students to pursue research, praxis, and creative development in the arts, humanities, and social and natural sciences. Proposals must center the experiences of black populations in Africa and/or the Diaspora. Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible.

    1. Creative Projects
    2. Internships
    3. Research
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Academic Division
  70. The Simon Preisler Endowment for Student Internships

    Richard A. Richard A. Barasch '75 established the Simon Preisler Memorial Endowment to honor the memory of his father-in-law, Auschwitz survivor, and to create a permanent memorial of the human devastation that occurred during the Holocaust and the lack of adequate global response to the tragedy. Preference will be given to students pursuing internships and research fellowships related to genocide and other large-scale violent conflicts, projects involving peaceful prevention or intervention, non-violent resistance, or local peacemaking, reconciliation and healing initiatives.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Academic Division
  71. The Project Japan Fund

    The Project Japan Fund shall be used to support students who have adequate mastery of the Japanese language to conduct projects in Japan which explore significant issues challenging Japan and possible ways to address the issues and, where practical, undertake initiatives towards that address. Student travel, living, and project expenses may be covered. Students will apply for Project Japan by submitting a proposal to a faculty committee.

    1. Research
    2. Study Abroad
    3. Language Learning
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Academic Division
  72. Ruth A. Rand '56 Summer Research Fellowship

    The Ruth A. Rand '56 Summer Research Fellowship was established in 2014 by William K. Wible, together with members of his family and friends, in memory of his wife. The fund is intended to provide enriching learning experiences for Swarthmore students by supporting work, study, or research in the sciences during the summer months.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  73. Robert Reynolds and Lucinda Lewis '70 Endowed Fund for Summer Research

    The Robert Reynolds and Lucinda Lewis '70 Endowed Fund for Summer Research was established in 2013. The fund is intended to provide enriching learning experiences for Swarthmore students by supporting work, study, or research in the biological sciences during the summer months. The fund will be administered by the Provost's Office and awards are made in consultation with faculty in the Biology and Chemistry departments.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  74. Robbins/Chang Summer Fellowship

    The Robbins/Chang Summer Fellowship for Projects combining Big Data and Social Change/Liberal Arts in coordination with the Lang Center.  The Internship was established in 2017 by David Robbins '83 and Joyce Chang.  The fund shall be used to support student participation in fellowships, internships, and other summer opportunities that support our students' use of big data while working for social change or in connection with the Liberal Arts. The selection will be made by the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, but is open to all students at Swarthmore.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Senior
    8. Lang Center
  75. Edwenna Rosser Werner '63 Civic and Social Responsibility Fund

    Work, study or research at orgs with social missions such as adult literacy, affordable housing, and political activism

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Lang Center
  76. June Rothman Scott Biology Summer Research Fellowship

    The recipient(s) will be chosen by the Provost’s Office in collaboration with the Biology Department.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  77. Rubin Scholars Summer Funding

    Learn more at: Richard Rubin Scholar Mentoring Program

    1. Creative Projects
    2. Entrepreneurial Ventures
    3. Internships
    4. Language Learning
    5. Research
    6. Social Impact Projects
    7. Study Abroad
    8. First Year
    9. Sophomore
    10. Junior
  78. Joanna Rudge Long '56 Conflict Resolution Fund

    The Joanna Rudge Long '56 Conflict Resolution Endowment was created in 1996 in celebration of the donor's 40th reunion. The stipend is awarded to a student whose meritorious proposal for a summer research project or internship relates to the acquisition of skills by elementary school or younger children for the peaceful resolution of conflict.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  79. The Sager Internships

    In 2004, Richard Sager created an "internship" to provide funding for students in internships with nonprofit organizations whose primary missions address gay/lesbian/bisexual/ transgender issues.

    1. Internships
    2. Social Impact Projects
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Senior
    7. Lang Center
  80. The James H. Scheuer Summer Internship in Environmental and Population Studies Endowment

    The James H. Scheuer Summer Internship in Environmental and Population Studies provides one student with a summer stipend for an independent research-oriented project in the field of Environmental Studies.

    1. Research
    2. Internships
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  81. The Allen and Naomi Schneider Summer Research Fund

    The Allen and Naomi Schneider Summer Research Fund was established in 2020 by Glenn D. Rosen ’77 and Ann Dannenberg Rosen ’77 in honor of Professor Allen Schneider and Naomi Schneider. The fund is intended to provide enriching learning experiences for Swarthmore students who are in the first generation of their family to attend college or university, by supporting off-campus life science research with a preference for psychology or neuroscience. The recipient(s) will be chosen by the Provost’s Office.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  82. The Robin M. Shapiro '78 Endowed Fund for Summer Research

    The Robin M. Shapiro '78 Endowed Fund for Summer Research was established in 2013. The fund is intended to provide enriching learning experiences for Swarthmore students by supporting work, study, or research in any field during the summer months.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  83. The David G. Smith Internship in Health and Social Policy

    The David G. Smith Internship in Health and Social Policy, provides financial support to a student doing an internship in social policy, with priority for the field of health care. The Fellowship will normally be held during the summer, though it may be held during a semester or both a summer and a semester. A student will receive college support for just one summer internship/research grant during their Swarthmore career. The recipient will submit a substantial analytical paper that is based on the research program funded by the Fellowship. Criteria for selection include the student's past academic performance and the relationship of the internship to the applicant's academic program. The internship will be funded up to the maximum level available for domestic internship support offered by any other College program. Funds are not provided for travel back to home as part of the internship grant. All continuing Swarthmore students are eligible, although preference will be given to juniors.

    1. Internships
    2. Social Impact Projects
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  84. Solodar Family Science and Engineering Summer Research Fund

    Solodar Family Science and Engineering Summer Research Fund was established in 2006. The fund supports a summer research fellowship for a Swarthmore student of science or engineering, with a preference toward the chemical sciences.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  85. Somayyah Siddiqi Fellowship

    This fellowship was established in honor of Somayyah Siddiqi with the goal of encouraging students to understand the economics issues surrounding the advancement of women in the Muslim world, an area which interested Somayyah. It will support a student conducting research in the field of economics in the Muslim world with a focus on the welfare of women. This fellowship is awarded by the Department of Economics.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  86. Starfield Student Research Endowment

    Barbara Starfield '54 and Phoebe Starfield Leboy '57 established the Starfield Student Research Endowment in 2004. This award supports student summer research fellowships in social justice with a preference for students pursuing research in the areas of health services delivery/health policy and social, demographic, and geographic equity. Dr. Starfield and Dr. Leboy established the fellowship to honor their parents, Martin and Eva Starfield, educators who instilled a love of learning and social justice in their daughters.

    1. Research
    2. Social Impact Projects
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Academic Division
  87. Study Abroad

    While the Off-Campus Study Office does not offer official summer study abroad programs, we are available to help you find programs and scholarships, and can assist with summer credit transfer.

    1. Study Abroad
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Senior
  88. Surdna Student Research

    The Surdna Fellowships were established in 1979 by a gift from the Surdna Foundation and are awarded for summer research by Swarthmore students in collaboration with a faculty member in any department in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Division.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  89. Swarthmore Black Alumni Network (SBAN) Endowed Internship

    The fund is intended to provide summer working, learning, and research opportunities for students (first years through juniors), with a preference for those focused on social justice and urban inequality.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Lang Center
  90. Swarthmore Foundation

    Internships, research fellowships, or projects; Its mission is to promote an understanding and a sense of social responsibility within the student body by aiding them to become involved in effective charitable work.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Senior
    8. Lang Center
  91. Swarthmore Foundation-Lang Funds

    Internships, research fellowships, or projects; Its mission is to promote an understanding and a sense of social responsibility within the student body by aiding them to become involved in effective charitable work.

    1. Internships
    2. Research
    3. Social Impact Projects
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Senior
    8. Lang Center
  92. Swarthmore Future Entrepreneurship Program

    Swarthmore College Career Services has a gathered listing of summer experiences at local start up companies through a partnership with Ben Franklin Technology Partners. Students (seniors and alumni are ineligible) can apply to posted opportunities and interview directly with participating start-up companies

    1. Entrepreneurial Ventures
    2. Internships
    3. First Year
    4. Sophomore
    5. Junior
    6. Career Services
  93. SwatWorks: Funded Micro Internships

    SwatWorks projects are short-term, paid, professional assignments that are similar to those given to new hires or interns. Projects are available both semesters and during the breaks. These remote projects enable Swarthmore students to demonstrate skills, explore career paths, and build their networks, as they are mentored by Swarthmore alumni and parents. Unlike traditional internships, micro-internships will be funded through micro-grants offered by Career Services.

    1. Internships
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Career Services
  94. Pat Tarble Summer Research Fund

    The Pat Tarble Summer Research Fund was established in 1986 through the generosity of Mrs. Newton E. Tarble. The Tarble Summer Fund supports undergraduate research.

    1. Research
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Academic Division
  95. Venture Fund

    Open to students or teams who demonstrate a significant commitment and passion towards their own active venture. Interested students or teams are encouraged to apply for funding that will directly support them over the summer to work on their venture full-time. Students receiving the Venture Fund grant will be awarded a stipend of at least $4,800.

    1. Entrepreneurial Ventures
    2. First Year
    3. Sophomore
    4. Junior
    5. Center for Innovation and Leadership
  96. The Hans Wallach Research Fellowship

    The Hans Wallach Research Fellowship, endowed in 1991 by colleagues and friends, honors the eminent psychologist Hans Wallach (1904-1998), who was a distinguished member of the Swarthmore faculty for more than 60 years. The fellowship supports one outstanding summer research project in psychology for a rising Swarthmore College senior or junior, with preference given to a project leading to a senior thesis.

    1. Research
    2. Sophomore
    3. Junior
    4. Academic Division
  97. Ann Trimble Warren '38 and Sally A. Warren '65 Fund

    The Ann Trimble Warren'38 and Sally A. Warren '65 Fund was established in 2017 by Sally Warren. The Fund is intended to provide enriching leaming experiences for Swarthmore students by enabling them to further their pursuit of the Arts, including performing, work, study, or research during the summer months, with a preference given to production in the arts. The Fund supports summer experiences in Studio Arts, Music and Dance, Theater, and Art History, but not Film and Media studies. The recipient(s) will be currently enrolled students selected by the Office of the Provost through an application process in consultation with the arts departments specified in this agreement.

    1. Creative Projects
    2. Internships
    3. Research
    4. First Year
    5. Sophomore
    6. Junior
    7. Academic Division