Fellowship & Grants

In addition to support available from faculty research grants and other departmental and interdepartmental programs (see Yale Undergraduate Research home page), more than a dozen individual fellowship programs are available for the support of undergraduate research projects.

Fellowships administered through the Office of Science and Quantitative Reasoning:
Other fellowship opportunities:
  • BioMed SURF                                                                                                                                                                                           BioMed SURF is a research-intensive summer training program in biomedical research for undergraduate students who are members of underrepresented minorities (URM) and plan to obtain a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences.   
  • CRISP Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program                                                                                                     Provides students with the opportunity to conduct team-based interdisciplinary materials research through both academic year and summer research opportunities for undergraduate students.
  • Edward A. Bouchet Fellowship Program
    The Bouchet Fellowship is designed to increase the number of minority students and others with a demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities, who will pursue PhDs and subsequent careers in academia.
  • Environmental Internship Program
    Provides support for summer research projects and internships relating to environmental issues.
  • Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program
    The Fellowship allows students to work on paid research projects during the academic year, and to pursue full-time research during the summers between sophomore and junior years, and between junior and senior years.
  • Michael Manzella Fellowship
    Provides support for summer projects in cancer-related research.
  • NIH-NIDDK/KUH Summer Research Opportunity                                                                                                                               Prepares undergraduates students who are interested in developing careers as scientific investigators in biomedical research. Additional info here.
  • Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research
    Support student research with awards for supplies, equipment or travel to a research site.
  • SRO (Summer Research Opportunities) in Economics
    Provides selected students with the opportunity to participate in the ongoing research of Yale faculty in Economics.
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
    Provides selected students with eight weeks of research and mentoring designed as preparation for graduate school.
  • Summer Undergraduate Math Research at Yale (SUMRY)                                                                                                                  Program designed to promote research in mathematics and the mathematical sciences among Yale undergraduates. 
  • Yale College Dean’s Research Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences                                                                        Provides a limited number of fellowships to support strong original undergraduate research projects.
  • Yale College Fellowship for Research in Health Studies
    Provides support for original undergraduate research projects in health studies.
  • Yale Summer Medical & Dental Education Program                                                                                                                         Provides an intensive six week exposure to science, clinical medicine, and career counseling for motivated college students and graduates who want to attend medical school.
  • Yale Science and Engineering Association Undergraduate Research Grants
    Provide support for independent undergraduate research projects during the academic year.

For information on other Yale-administered Fellowship Programs, please see the Yale Student Grants and Fellowships database.