Undergraduate Research Search for Funding

Looking for money for your research? The following links will help.

PLEASE NOTE: All funding requests must go through the Office of Sponsored Research. Please contact us.

  1. Campus Based Funding
    1.  Student Research Programs
  2. Federal
    1. National Institutes of Health
      1. NIH Student Research and Training - be sure to scroll down to see “Other Programs” to view all opportunities.  
    2. National Science Foundation
      1. NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates **excellent summer research opportunities**
    3. Other Federal
      1. NASA
      2. Department of Energy Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
      3. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
      4. NOAA Great Lakes Summer Student Fellowship 
      5. Department of Homeland Security Summer Internship Program
      6. NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
  3. Opportunities at Other Colleges
    1. Amgen Scholars (multiple host universities)
    2. Nebraska Summer Research Program
    3. University of Missouri Undergraduate Research Programs
    4. University of Maryland Summer Training and Research Program
    5. University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunities
    6. Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels
    7. Plant Genome Research Program Summer Internship (Cornell)
    8. MIT Lincoln Laboratory Summer Research Program
    9. Environmental Health Research Experience Program at the University of Washington Seattle
    10. Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Undergraduate Summer Research Program (Cornell)
    11. MURF Undergraduate Research Fellowships at Caltech
    12. Molecular and Integrative Physiology Summer Research Fellowship (University of Michigan)
    13. Summer Program in Quantitative Sciences (Harvard)
    14. Summer Clinical and Translational Research Project (Harvard)
  4. Private
    1. American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Undergraduate Research Fellowship
    2. American Academy of Audiology Student Summer Research Fellowship
    3. American Foundation for Aging Research (AFAR) Research Grants/Fellowships
    4. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) Student Traineeships
    5. Office of Biological and Environmental Research Global Change Education Program
    6. Roswell Park Cancer Institute Summer Research Participation Program in Science
    7. Sigma Xi: Grants-in-Aid of Research program
    8. Funding for undergrads from the journal Science  
    9. Howard Jughes Medical Institute: Janella Undergraduate Scholars
    10. The Leadership Alliance
    11. Summer Medical and Dental Education Program
    12. Pasteur Foundation Summer Internship Program
    13. European Undergraduate Research Opportunities
    14. Research Internships in Science and Engineering in Germany
    15. National Geographic Young Explorers Grant Program
    16. National Amgen Scholars Program
    17. Biological Discovery in Woods Hole
    18. Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Science
    19. American Heart Association Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowship
    20. Center of Integrated Nanomechanical Systems Summer Research Program
    21. i3 Inclusion Institute of Information Sciences