Accelerate your academic, career, and personal growth in 4 weeks.

The University of Chicago Data and Policy Summer Scholar Program provides a unique opportunity for top global undergraduate and graduate students to gain a foundation in public policy while enjoying full access to the UChicago's academic resources and the chance to explore the City of Chicago.

Data and Policy Summer Scholar Program

The UChicago Data and Policy Summer Scholar Program offers top global undergraduate and graduate students a 4-week unforgettable experience with rigorous interdisciplinary training on data analytics and public policy.

Students will have the opportunity to learn from UChicago's renowned faculty while taking classes in programming, data analysis, survey research methods, public policy, and professional writing and communication.

Outside of the classroom, students will take field trips to the places like the Chicago Mayor's Office or 1871 (Chicago's Technology and Entrepreneurship Center), participate in academic panels, network with current graduate students, and explore the world-class City of Chicago and all it has to offer.