Participating Universities & Details

Below is information for applicants from ACM colleges about the 15 research universities participating in the Graduate School Exploration Fellowship (GSEF) program.

Participating universities include member institutions of the Big Ten Academic Alliance (the 14 universities in the Big Ten Conference and the University of Chicago).

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Participating universities Benefits (in addition to housing and round-trip travel) offered during the summer research experience Program dates for summer 2019
University of Chicago Meals plan included June 17 – August 17
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Meal plan included May 28 – July 26, 2019
Indiana University N/A TBA
University of Iowa Meal plan included June 2 – July 26, 2019
University of Maryland N/A June 3 – July 26, 2019
University of Michigan Meal plan included May 28 – July 24, 2019
Michigan State University Meal plan included May 18 – July 27, 2019
University of Nebraska – Lincoln Meal plan included June 2 – August 8, 2019
Northwestern University Meals partially included June 23 – August 10, 2019
The Ohio State University Meal plan included May 28 – July 27, 2019
Pennsylvania State University Meal plan included June 1 – July 27, 2019
Purdue University N/A June 2 – July 27, 2019
Rutgers University – New Brunswick N/A May 28 – August 2, 2019
University of Wisconsin – Madison Meals partially included May 28 – August 3, 2019
ACM college Campus point person(s) for GSEF Application Submission Webpage
Beloit College Atiera Coleman Beloit College GSEF webpage
Carleton College Marynel Ryan Van Zee Carleton College GSEF webpage
Coe College Katie Rodgers
Colorado College Lisa Schwartz Colorado College GSEF webpage
Cornell College Laura Farmer
Grinnell College Al Lacson
Knox College T.B.D.
Lake Forest College Daw-Nay Evans Lake Forest College GSEF webpage
Lawrence University Peter Blitstein Lawrence University GSEF webpage
Luther College Elizabeth Steding Luther College GSEF webpage
Macalester College Karin Valez and Matt Katsaros  Macalester College GSEF webpage
Monmouth College T.B.D. Monmouth College GSEF webpage
Ripon College Kristine Kovack-Lesh
St. Olaf College Melissa Melgar St. Olaf College GSEF webpage
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For questions about the GSEF program, contact Allen Linton II, ACM Senior Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, or visit the FAQ page.

These fellowships and the Undergraduate and Faculty Fellows Program for a Diverse Professoriate are supported by a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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