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ReMatch+ Summer Program

Re-Match summer undergraduate research 2016 program participants

Program description

ReMatch+ is the culmination of the yearlong ReMatch program. Once mentor-mentee pairings are formalized in January, students may apply to take part in the ReMatch+ Summer Program.

For first and second year mentees, the program provides an opportunity to carry out a paid graduate-mentored research project over the summer.

For graduate mentor participants, the program offers an opportunity to mentor an undergraduate student through a summer research internship.

Participants in the ReMatch+ and on-campus OURSIP programs come together weekly through the Summer Research Colloquium workshops and social events. SRC participants join a diverse and inclusive community of undergraduate and graduate student researchers from across the University. The program is designed to facilitate and model productive mentor-mentee / adviser-advisee relationships, provide a primer on discipline-specific research methods and approaches, and guide participants in reading scholarly texts and conducting original research. At the end of the summer, SRC undergraduates present their summer research to peers, FSI scholars and affiliated faculty at a mini-academic conference.

    Program dates

    The program runs for nine weeks, from June 11 - August 10, 2018. Participants are expected to be on-campus Monday - Friday and attend the SRC weekly workshops through the end of the program.


    • All enrolled Princeton first and second year students who have participated in at least one ReMatch event this academic year are eligible to apply.
    • All enrolled post-generals ReMatch graduate mentors who have participated in at least one program event this academic year are eligible to apply (exceptions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis).


    The ReMatch+ applications for summer 2018 will be available in GPS starting Monday, Jan 8, 2018. Undergraduate-graduate pairings will design their own research project, with the support and endorsement of a faculty adviser. The program application consists of three parts:

    Part 1: Undergraduate mentee application due Monday, Feb 5, 2018 at 11:55 pm. The application includes a program questionnaire, college transcript, resume or CV, research expense request, statement of interest, and statement of commitment to a diverse research community.

    Part 2: Graduate mentor application due Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 at 11:55 pm. The application includes a program questionnaire, college transcript, resume or CV, evaluation of mentee application and statement of commitment to a diverse research community.

    Part 3: Faculty adviser review and approval of mentee and mentor applications, due Monday, Feb 12, 2018.

    Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Stipend and other program support

    • Please note that internship awards made by the Office of Undergraduate Research will be considered taxable income (under the IRS non-qualified fellowship and scholarship ruling).
    • ReMatch+ undergraduate participants will be provided on-campus housing and receive a stipend intended to cover meals and help offset miscellaneous expenses (must constitute a full-time commitment of at least 35 hours/week).
    • ReMatch+ graduate participants will receive a $500 stipend supplement.
    • Research pairs will receive a research allowance (up to $500) to cover expenses such as small equipment and parts, consumable supplies, software, copying costs, books/journals when not available through the University, and travel for data acquisition or field experiments.
    • Upon completion of the project, pairs will be eligible to apply for travel funds to attend a research conference and present their work.


    Undergraduate participants will live as a community in the on-campus research village.

    Important ReMatch+ dates

    • Mentee and mentor applications open in GPS: Monday, Jan 8, 2018
    • Application workshop for mentors and mentees: Monday, January 22, 2018
    • Mentee application deadline: Monday, Feb 5, 2018 at 11:55 pm EST
    • Mentor application deadline (including review of mentee applications): Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 at 11:55 pm EST
    • Faculty adviser review and approval deadline: Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 11:55 pm EST
    • Funding decisions announced: Friday, March 2, 2018
    • Summer program: Jun 11 – Aug 10, 2018
    • Research summary statement and program survey deadline: Sept 11, 2018
    • Participation in program outreach panel: Fall 2018

    Selection process and awards

    ReMatch+ applications will be carefully evaluated based on the merit and feasibility of the proposed research project, relevance to the student’s academic course of study, commitment to a diverse research community, and strength of the faculty adviser letter of support. Selections will be announced during the first week of March.

    Program contacts

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