The Van Lunen Fellows Program Application Process
The online application for the 2017-2018 Van Lunen Fellows Program deadline is February 13, 2017. An application fee of $100 is due at the time of application. This fee will be waived for applications received by January 9, 2017. The participant fee for the 2017-2018 program is $3,900. This fee includes all lodging, meals, textbooks, and any other items required during the program in-residence sessions. Travel expenses to the three residential sessions, two in Grand Rapids, MI and one in Scottsdale, AZ, are the responsibility of the accepted Van Lunen Fellow and/or their schools. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Applications for the 2017-2018 program will be available by mid-November.
The in-residence 2017-2018 Van Lunen Fellows Program sessions are scheduled as follows:
- Session 1: July 17–21, 2017 (arrive in Grand Rapids, MI, by 6:00 pm on Sunday, July 16; depart after 1:30 pm Friday, July 21)
- Session 2: January 15–19, 2018 (arrive in Scottsdale, AZ by 6:00 pm on Monday, January 15; depart after 2:30 pm Friday, January 19.)
- Session 3: July 17–20, 2018 (arrive in Grand Rapids, MI by 6:00 pm on Tuesday, July 17; depart after 1:30 pm on Friday, July 20)
- (Note: Fellows from some provinces of Canada, some U.S. states, and countries outside the U.S. may need to arrive one day before and leave one day after some conferences due to timing of flights.)