Compensation

 

In their FIRST summer, the following is provided to scholars:

  • $4,400 stipend for their internship and pre-program activities
  • $300 discretionary funds for personal expenses related to the program (attire, supplies, etc.)
  • $900 food stipend or allowance to help cover the cost of meals
  • Housing expenses are covered by the program
  • Professional development and academic seminars
  • Travel:
    • Travel to and from Ann Arbor covered
    • Costs of field trips covered
    • Mid-summer retreat costs are covered
  • Select research expenses (this may include travel to research-related conferences and field site visits)
  • Support for some mentor-related expenses

In their SECOND summer, the following is provided to scholars:

  • $4,400* stipend for their internship and pre-program activities
    • *Second year students selected to be peer mentors will receive an additional $750. 
  • $300 discretionary fund for personal expenses related to the program (attire, supplies, etc.)
  • $900 food stipend or allowance to help cover the cost of meals
  • Housing expenses are covered by the program
  • Workshops on how to navigate the Graduate School process
  • Professional development workshops
  • Travel:
    • Travel to and from Ann Arbor covered
    • Costs of field trips covered
    • Mid-summer retreat costs are covered
  • Travel, housing, and entry fees for the Second-Year Capstone Retreat .
  • Professional development support (this may include travel to conferences and field site visits)
  • Support for some mentor-related expenses