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.

Application for Fall 2024 study abroad closed.  Deadline was June 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