Merit Scholarship Educational Enhancement Stipends (Merit Scholar Stipends) fund approved faculty-mentored research/creative projects or unpaid internships during the summer or approved study abroad during the academic year or summer for Presidential Scholars awarded a stipend upon admission to Temple.  You can find detailed Merit Scholar Stipend information here

Eligible Stipend Students: Once the application opens, log-in to apply to use your Merit Scholar Stipend for the upcoming term. You must be registered full-time to access the system.  If you are unable to login, you may not be eligible for a Stipend.  Please review the detailed Merit Scholar Stipend information here.

Spring 2024 application for study abroad is closed.  Deadline was November 1.
  Summer 2024 application for internship/research/study abroad will open Feb. 1.

Applications are reviewed first by Temple faculty mentor for research, college internship approver, or study abroad advisor; next by student’s school/college; and finally by Undergraduate Studies.  Application status may be tracked in the system.  Approver info may be found here.

Stipend Approvers: Log-in to review student Merit Scholar Stipend applications.

If you have difficulty logging in or submitting your application, please contact the Help Desk at (215) 204-8000 or

If you have any other questions about Merit Scholarship Stipends, contact Emily Moerer, Undergraduate Studies (Office of the Provost), at