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Summer Research Application Process

The Application Process

Watch your inbox for a call for proposals in the Fall semester. Successful proposals include a clear statement of the project’s purpose and importance, a focused set of primary sources that will provide the basis of the project (even if you’re creating the primary sources), a statement of how the student/faculty team will work together over the summer, and a sense of any budget expenses.

Click here to apply 

Important Dates:

September 7, 2018, 1-4 pm:  Summer Research Symposium showcasing summer research conducted by Holy Cross students in all disciplines (Hogan Ballroom)

Early October 2018:  Proposal Writing Workshop. Information on how to develop a project, find an advisor and write a successful proposal to the Summer Research Program.

January 23, 2019, 7:00 pm, Hogan 406:  Program Information Session

Mid-February, 2019:  Applications Due


For More Information

To meet with Prof. Cashman to review your project, please contact Susan Finne at to set up an appointment. 

Tony Cashman
Director, Summer Research Program in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts
Smith 333