Supported by a student-approved fee, the Fellows program will provide $1000 stipends to students who participate in activities and projects--tailored to their academic major--to develop their understanding of scholarly inquiry, skills associated with research and creative activity, and experience in completing their own scholarly projects.
Each application will be prepared by a student and their proposed faculty mentor, including a brief application form, a description of proposed activities, and a statement from the student that demonstrates commitment to undergraduate research. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or better and be eligible to work in the United States. The faculty mentor should have a track record of scholarly productivity and of mentoring student research projects. The admittance schedule will be:
Application Date Decision Date Number to be accepted
November 2 November 23 10
April 15 May 3 100 (2012-2013 Fellows who plan to continue in 2013-2014, as well as new applicants.)
The Undergraduate Research Fellows Program, designed to create new opportunities for undergraduate research, is operated by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (865.8894).