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A group at SROP 2017

Summer Research Opportunity and Admissions Pathway Program (SROAP)

Building on the partnership established in 2003 between the Atlanta University Center (AUC) and the University of Michigan College of Engineering (UM-CoE) through the Dual Degree Engineering Program (DDEP), the University of Michigan College of Engineering offers a Summer Research Opportunity and Admissions Pathway program (SROAP) for DDEP students. Up to six AUC DDEP students will be selected to participate in an 8-week intensive engineering research internship. Specific research activities will be driven by project availability at UM-CoE and will involve faculty mentoring, and a focus on concrete research outcomes.


To be considered for the SROAP program, applicants must:

  • Be a full-time AUC student in good academic standing and officially enrolled in the Dual Degree Engineering Program.
  • Have freshman, sophomore, or junior standing – with preference given to those who have completed at least two years of study.
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above and be admissible to the University of Michigan College of Engineering.
  • Submit completed online application.
  • Be available for the full 8-week internship period from May 30 to July 26, 2018.


  • $4,000 stipend
  • Round trip travel to/from Ann Arbor 
  • Room and board in university housing facilities
  • Meal plan
  • Access to campus facilities such as libraries (gym fees are extra)
  • Wireless internet and computer lab access
  • Attendance at weekly seminars/workshops covering a wide range of relevant topics
  • Participation in research symposium at the end of the summer or other presentation of students’ projects and/or experiences 
  • Social events

Application Process

The information below will guide you through the application process for the University of Michigan College of Engineering Summer Research Opportunity and Admissions Pathway program (SROAP) for AUC dual degree engineering students. Please read the content carefully and follow the application guidelines closely. SROAP will run from May 30 to July 26, 2018. Undergraduates who will be entering their Junior or Senior years are eligible for participation in the program. For more information about the application process, the application timeline and required documents, carefully read the information below.

Applicants must:

Complete and successfully submit the online application (includes submission of  resume & most recent transcript). Complete and successfully submit the 250-word online statement of interest. Upload and successfully submit a current resume and most recent transcript. Provide contact information for two Academic References who will complete an online recommendation form. Application must be submitted by April 4, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Application Materials

Only application materials submitted online (application form, statement of interest, resume, most recent transcript, and recommendations) using the U-M website will be reviewed. Paper copies will not be accepted. Incomplete and late applications will not be accepted or considered.

Application Deadline

Applications and supporting documentation must be received online by April 4, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Applicants will be notified of acceptance into UM-CoE SROAP by late April 2018. Accepted applicants will be required to complete an online registration for their participation within 24 hours of notification.

Mentorship dinner

Mentoring Program

Partnerships between faculty, undergraduate students, and graduate students to support the learning and success of DDEP scholars. Faculty and student engagement takes place in group as well as one-on-one sessions.