Mellon Summer Research Fellows Program (SURF)
A 10 week summer program in which students work on a project directly related to their faculty mentor’s research. Students receive a $4,200 stipend, free dormitory housing for the summer research period, a travel and supplies budget, and a one-credit course annotation on their transcript. Faculty mentors also receive a stipend of $2,000. Students will present their research at the end of the summer at the Trinity Summer Research Colloquium. In order to apply, students must possess a faculty mentor from an Arts or Humanities department.
A 10 week summer multidisciplinary research cluster that enables faculty-student research teams from different disciplines to carry out inter-related research projects pertaining to one central topic. Mellon selects one Institute proposal annually for student and faculty stipends ($4,200 and $2,000 respectively), travel and supplies budget, free dormitory housing, and one-credit course annotation on the student’s transcript. Proposals for Mellon Institute topics are accepted from teams of at least two faculty members from at least two Arts and Humanities departments.