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2014/2015 CALENDAR



July 20, 2014
Harlaxton Departure

Aug. 14, 2014
Harlaxton Return

Aug. 17, 2014
Class of 2016 Move-in

Aug. 20, 2014
Class of 2015 Move-in

Aug. 23, 2014
KAGE Bowling Green Update

Aug. 25, 2014
Classes Begin

Aug 29-Sept. 1, 2014
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Summer Time Research Internships Grant

The Gatton Academy offers grants to students between their junior and senior years to support summer time research internships. Grant applications are reviewed and approved in late March each year. Grants of up to $3,000 are awarded, depending on the quality of the proposal and the number of hours one will devote to research during the summer. Placements can be in any STEM discipline, anywhere in the world where an applicant finds a supervising sponsor who will oversee them–universities, governmental laboratories, and STEM industries are all acceptable. Our students are encouraged to think big. The Gatton Academy's intent is to fund students in summer time experiences that would otherwise be impossible.


Summer Research Internship Grant Forms

Application Due on Wednesday, April 2

Research Internship Grant Application

Up to $3,000 awards (based on duration) offered to defray the expenses associated with Gatton Academy juniors' summer research/internship experiences. The application contains a full description of the grant and further details.

Student expectations for Research Internship Grants and parameters for grading can be found in this form


Gatton Academy Research Internship Grant Placement

Summer 2014 Recipients

Summer 2013 Recipients

Summer 2012 Recipients

Summer 2011 Recipients

Summer 2010 Recipients

 Last Modified 7/11/14