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Summer Fellowships and Internships

In partnership with University of Maryland doctoral programs, the Graduate School is pleased to offer the Summer Research Fellowship and the Summer Internship Fellowship programs. These summer fellowships support research activities that advance a doctoral student’s progress toward degree, as well as alternative learning experiences that advance a doctoral student’s professional developments.  The fellowships carry a stipend of $5,000 with specific cost-share requirements, as detailed in the Guidelines. These fellowships are not intended for dissertation completion.

Eligibility: Eligible candidates must be UMD doctoral students who are at "mid-career", and have plans to graduate after August 2022.

Nomination Process:  All Ph.D. programs are eligible to nominate candidates for the Summer Research Fellowship and the Summer Internship Fellowship. Please consult the nomination allocation schedule in the guidelines.  The nomination deadline is noon on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.  

Summer Fellowship Program Guidelines (for Summer 2021)

Nomination Cover Sheet 

DGS and Advisor - Letter Instructions



Award Recipients

2021 Summer Fellows
2020 Summer Research Fellows

2019 Summer Research Fellows

2018 Summer Research Fellows
2017 Summer Research Fellows
2016 Summer Research Fellows
2015 Summer Research Fellows
2014 Summer Research Fellows
2013 Summer Research Fellows
2012 Summer Research Fellows