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Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program (DCERP)

Program Dates: June 4, 2022 - August 5, 2022

Application Opens: October 1, 2021

Priority Deadline: Friday, December 3, 2021 (5pm)

Application Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 (5pm) - applications are now closed

Deadline for Letters of Recommendation:  Monday, January 31, 2022 (5pm) 

Acceptance Notification:  will begin around Monday, February 7, 2022

Mandatory Orientation: April 2022

Stipend: Students receive $2,500-3,500 stipend award, depending on financial need, and are provided housing at Wayne State University. Program related transportation costs are also covered by the DCERP

*These application dates and deadlines are subject to adjustment


*Now in its 10th year, our summer fellowship recently changed its name to Detroit Community Engaged Research Program (DCERP) to be consistent with the University of Michigan’s Engaged Michigan initiative, articulating our commitment that faculty, staff, students, and community members all play a critical role in addressing challenges and making our world better.