Scholarship Application

Prior to applying for Summer Stay Scholars, please review the following information to help you better understand the scholarship requirements.

How does it work?

If you are selected for Summer Stay Scholars, you will receive up to $2,500 to pay your estimated summer cost of attendance not already covered by other gift aid. A $2,500 scholarship will cover full tuition for resident students and offers a sizeable decrease in total cost for non-resident/international students. 

As a Summer Stay Scholar, you will take at least 9 credit hours and work at least 140 hours conducting faculty-led research or participating in an on-campus internship during Summer 2024.

Who qualifies?

To qualify for Summer Stay Scholars, you must have:

  • Attended your first semester at a Purdue University main-campus in Fall 2023 or earlier
  • A GPA of at least 3.00 for research or at least 2.00 for internships
  • Undergraduate student status
  • Complete 9+ credit hours during Summer 2024
  • Additionally, students with current research or internships on or around the PWL main-campus can list those experiences on the application for consideration.


The Summer Stay 2024 application is open. To apply for scholarship consideration please click here. The priority deadline to apply by is March 1st. The inital set of decisions of scholarship receipents will be made and sent out the week of March 4-8. The final deadline to apply is May 1, with decisions following shortly after. 

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