External Funding Opportunities

Grants and scholarships for undergraduate research activity are available, but sometimes difficult to find. We highly recommend searching online for other award sources, especially those supporting research in the arts and humanities. Our list is not comprehensive!

Select external undergraduate research funding sources:

Fellowships requiring undergraduate research experience:

We encourage you to visit the Fellowships Office, located alongside the Office of Undergraduate Research in Dewey 4-209B. Staff may be available to help with advising related to external awards and/or to help identify other awards that could support your research post-graduate (Fulbright, Beinecke, etc.). Call to schedule an appointment or visit their website for available walk-in hours.

** These awards require a university endorsement. Applicants will need to follow the timeline and instructions provided by the Fellowships Office or the Office of Undergraduate Research.

If you are in search of a paid research position, use the links below to help begin your search:

  • Handshake - internships and networking/connections on- and off-campus, though not all postings may be paid opportunities
  • Summer research page - searchable databases and selected links for competitive, structured research opportunities