The Academic Partners Program connects students with faculty mentors to enable them to complete a significant academic or fine arts project. Students in the program receive one-on-one mentoring and a one-semester stipend to complete a project that they present to the campus during "Works of Our Hands Week."
The flexibility of the program meshes with the blessing of deadlines to push students to pursue the projects which are most important to their academic pursuits. My favored learning style is learning through conversation. The opportunity to regularly meet with my faculty adviser and receive from her wealth of wisdom was easily the most beneficial aspect of the program." Writing Major, 2016
Students with a GPA of 3.60 or higher will be invited to apply mid-semester in the fall and spring for the following semester. In order to apply, students must submit a research proposal as well as a recommendation letter from the faculty member with whom they intend to partner for the program.