The Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values offers a summer research opportunity for students in the Engineering / Arts and Letters Dual Degree Program. Thanks to a special gift from Mr. Jack Reilly, the Reilly Center's benefactor, students who are currently in their second, third, or fourth year of the Dual Degree program are eligible to receive up to $3500 from the Reilly Center for a summer research project on any topic in either Engineering or Arts & Letters agreed upon by the student and a faculty member.
Click here to see the most recent Reilly Summer Research Award recipients.
How to Apply
Interested students should contact the DD Coordinator at [e-mail coming soon].
Then follow these steps to complete your application for the program:
- Find a faculty member to work with: EITHER contact a faculty member with whom you think you would like to do research OR surf faculty websites to find two or three prospective mentors.
- Write a project description: Once you have settled on a mentor, write a 300-word description of the project and a tentative schedule for carrying out the proposed research.
- Look for other funds to supplement, if necessary.
- Fill out the summer research form and SEND it to the DD Coordinator in PDF format, with subject line "Dual Degree Summer Research” by email, or hand it in in paper copy (442 Geddes Hall).