2022 Wesleyan Summer Grants

Below is the list of available Wesleyan Summer Grants. Click on the individual grant to view more information, including eligibility requirements and specific funding information. Applicants can select up to ten grants that they would like to apply to/be considered for on the application.

This list is updated as new grants become available. For the most up-to-date list of 2022 grants, please visit AcademicWorks.

Specific Major(s)/Minor(s), Societies
Alpha Delta Phi Society
Adelphic Educational Fund Wesleyan Summer Grants

College of Letters
Ruth and Hank Fins Endowed Wesleyan Summer Grant Fund

College of Social Sciences
Peter Kilby Memorial Endowed Wesleyan Summer Grant Fund
William J. Barber Endowed Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant Fund

Economics
Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust Summer Grants
John Plukas Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant

Modern Languages or Literature
Claude Joseph Meyer Endowed Summer Grant Fund

Students of Color and/or First-Generation
Invisible Men Summer Experience Grant ($5,000 award)

Veterans
Coburn Military Veterans Summer Experience Grant Fund
Jeremy R. Serwer '70 Veterans Summer Experience Fund
Silverberg-Shapiro Endowed Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant Fund
Military Veterans Summer Experience Fund

Arts, Music, Journalism/Digital Media Experiences
Ethan S. Bronner ’76, P’10 Journalism Grant Award
D. Norman Brown Wesleyan Summer Grant Fund (Humanities, English, or Literature)
Ganbarg Internship Program (Music)
Jewett Foundation Endowed Summer Experience Fund
Nazarian Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant

Business Experiences
Professor Richard Miller Internship in Business

Jewish and Israel Studies Experiences
Rayman L. Solomon ’68 Fund
The Wesleyan Israel and Jewish Student Life Endowed Program Fund

Location Specific Experiences
Fries Internship Fund for Colorado
Hartford Steam Boiler Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant
Kirtland C. Mead ’65 Wesleyan Summer Grant (Abroad Experience)

Non-Profit Experiences
Hartford Steam Boiler Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant
Orrin Baird ’69 Endowed Wesleyan Summer Grant Fund

Science and Social Sciences Experiences
David Schenkein ’79, P’08 Endowed Summer Grant Fund
George H. Whipple Jr. ’39 Wesleyan Summer Grant (Chemistry or Physics)
William J. Barber Endowed Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant Fund

Social Impact and Entrepreneurship Experiences
Jessica & Josh Goldin ACG Grant
Norman Ernst Priebatsch Fund for Entrepreneurship
Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Internship Grant
Robert E. Patricelli Endowed Wesleyan Summer Grant Fund

Social Justice/Services, Humanitarian Efforts, Political Activism, and Public Service Experiences
Douglas J. Bennet ’59, P’87 Endowed Internship in Public Service
Jewett Foundation Endowed Summer Experience
Kevin Sanborn ’87 Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant
Lisa Alter '78 and Shana Alexander Endowed Wesleyan Summer Grant Fund
Nosup Kwak '55 Endowed Summer Experience Fund(NEW: all eligible applicants will be automatically considered)
Okrent Memorial Grant for Social Justice (OMG Fund)
Orrin Baird ’69 Endowed Wesleyan Summer Grant Fund
Thomas M. Arndt Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant
Win ’65 and Lee Chamberlin Endowed Summer Experience Fund

Tech Experiences
Eutopia Foundation Endowed Wesleyan Summer Grant

General Grants: Funding for any summer experience related to post-graduate career goals.
Barbara-Jan Wilson Endowed Wesleyan Summer Grant Fund
Belzberg Endowed Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant Fund
The Charles A. Dana Foundation Summer Grants
Citrin Family Endowed Wesleyan Summer Experience
Clifford E. Shedd '66 Wesleyan Summer Grant Fund
Colleen McKiernan ’89 Endowed Wesleyan Summer Experience Fund
Dennis Family Wesleyan Summer Experience Fund
Donna S. Morea ’76 & Jeffrey D. Chandler P’06 Endowed Wesleyan Summer Experience
Goldrach Family Endowed Wesleyan Summer Experience Fund
Janklow-Harrington Family Summer Grant Fund
Joel C. Tillinghast ’80 Endowed Wesleyan Summer Grant Fund
Knes Family Endowed Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant
Lynch Family Endowed Internship Grant Fund
Monica Noether ’74 Endowed Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant Fund
Scott D. Pearson ’84 and Diana Farrell ’87 Endowed Wesleyan Summer Grant
Smart Family Foundation Endowed Internship Fund
Surdna Foundation Internship Program (applicant demonstrates outstanding service to the community)
Timothy L. Dibble ’86 Wesleyan Summer Grants Fund
Wesleyan Summer Experience Grants

Grants with an Internship
The following internship opportunities are funded through this program. If you are interested in one of these internships, in addition to applying to the grant on AcademicWorks you will apply to them directly on Handshake. You can still apply to the Wesleyan Summer Grants program for another opportunity where you would need funding. Please see each individual posting for directions. Postings will be live on Handshake January 31st.