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Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program (DCERP)

Program Dates: May 29, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Application Opens: October 2020

Priority Deadline: Friday, December 4, 2020 (5pm)

Application Deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021 (5pm)

Deadline for Letters of Recommendation:  Monday, January 18, 2021 (5pm) 

Acceptance Notification:  will begin around Friday, February 5, 2021

Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, April 10, 2021

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

Live Weekday Information Sessions: January 6th through January 15th at Noon via Zoom.


*Now in its 9th 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.