Grant Information

2023 Grants

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This list is updated as new grants become available. For the most up-to-date list, please visit AcademicWorks.

Specific Major(s)/Minor(s), Societies

Alpha Delta Phi Society

College of Letters

College of Social Sciences


Modern Languages or Literature

Students of Color and/or First-Generation


Wesleyan Black Alumni Council Summer Grant (WBAC) *Additional Essay Required

  • The Wesleyan Black Alumni Council (WBAC) honors the memory and spirit of alumni Bruce D. Hall ’77, James “Donnie” Rochester ’74, and Dwight L. Greene ’70 through a summer experience grant to support projects or research pertaining to the African American experience.

Arts, Music, Journalism/Digital Media


 Jewish and Israel Studies

Internship Specific

  • Child Advocacy Endowed Wesleyan Summer Experience Fund: Intern with Lawyers for Children through their Social Work Summer Internship Program. This is a guaranteed internship for a Wesleyan University student. Students must apply on Handshake for this internship. If selected after the application process, your award must be used strictly to support yourself during the summer. Funding cannot be used as payment to yourself.

 Location Specific


Science and Social Sciences

Social Impact and Entrepreneurship

Social Justice/Services, Humanitarian Efforts, Political Activism, and Public Service


General Grants
These grants are open to students pursuing any type of summer experience related to their post-graduate career goals. To apply, you will select “General Grants” on your application. This counts as one of your ten total grant selections.