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:
  • Alexander P. Hixon Fellowship                                                                                                                                             Supports Yale international undergraduate students pursuing summer travel within the United States for research, independent projects, or unpaid/low-paid internships.

  • 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.
  • Churchill Scholarship  Churchill Scholarships support one-year postgraduate degree courses at the University of Cambridge in engineering, mathematics, or the sciences.
  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship  Goldwater Scholarships support study ibn the fields of mathematics, engineering and the natural sciences as preparation for research careers in these areas.

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