Dunn Prize

Summer research grant for third-year English majors

The Dunn Research Prize is designed to contribute towards living expenses of rising fourth-year students as they work on a major piece of writing or research, such as a BA Project. Funds must be used in the summer following the winner's third year in the College.

Deadline Information

early Spring Quarter


Scholarship recipients will be expected to send the Director of Undergraduate studies a short report (1-2 pages) about their work by the beginning of the third week in Fall Quarter following the summer when the student received the award.

Eligibility Requirements

Third-year English majors in the College are eligible to apply for the Dunn Prize.

Application Process

Students should submit a brief proposal describing the project and a letter of support from a faculty member to the Undergraduate Program Assistant, Katie Kahal (kahalk@uchicago.edu). There is no minimum GPA requirement and faculty recommenders may come from outside the English Department. For more information on this opportunity, please contact Katie. 

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