Funding and Social Activities

Funding and Social Activities

Stipend Grant and Covered Expenses

Students will be housed at no charge on campus. They will also receive a stipend of $600 to cover basic living expenses.

Social Activities

SMDEP recreation


Participants enjoy social activities planned with their input (i.e. a talent show).

All students participating in the program can use any of the University of Virginia athletic facilities for a small or nominal fee and enjoy the school's full roster of entertainment opportunities.

Nearby, the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains offer hiking, camping and a host of outdoor activities.

In addition are the Luray Caverns, the Grand Caverns and Natural Chimneys, Endless Caverns, Natural Bridge, the Skyline Caverns, Monticello, and Kings Dominion.


Monticello   BeachSMDEP   


KingsDominionSMDEP   Charlottesville smdep