University Scholar Timeline

Prospective University Scholars

  • Tues. April 6, and Wed. April 7, 2021: Information session for current sophomores (First-year students also welcome!) 5-6 pm, via WebEx https://uconn-cmr.webex.com/uconn-cmr/j.php?MTID=m51538064cd8bd63fbc3eb3c84175356b      Agenda-Info Session
  • Summer 2021: Contact at least one faculty member to discuss ideas for your project and read relevant scholarship
  • Mon. Sept. 13, 2021: Letter of Intent due (no later than midnight, via Qualtrics survey)
  • Tues. Sept. 21, 2021: University Scholar Proposal Preparation Workshop (5-6 pm, TBD)
  • Wed. Sept 22, 2021: University Scholar Proposal Preparation Workshop (5-6 pm, TBD)
  • Mon. Nov. 8, 2021: University Scholar application due via the Quest portal
  • Wed. Dec. 22, 2021: Applicants will be notified of Selection Committee’s decision

Newly Selected University Scholars

  • Jan. 27, 2021: Mandatory orientation meeting, via WebEx, 5-6 p.m.
  • Feb. 1, 2021: Email Monica van Beusekom a 100-word description of your University Scholar Project and a 50-word bio to be used for publicity purposes

Current University Scholars