Undergraduate Research

Sigelman Undergraduate Research Enhancement (SURE) Awards

Eligibility: All undergraduate students

The SURE Awards are available to support the scientific, scholarly, and artistic activities of students in all undergraduate programs at GW. They include (but are not limited to) the purchase of equipment or supplies necessary for a research project; support of conference presentation through coverage of registration or associated travel costs; support of travel to libraries or archives; and videography costs associated with the documentation of performances. The Awards promote and provide support for undergraduate student research.

Undergraduate Research Award

Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate students

The GW Undergraduate Research Award gives promising undergraduates the opportunity to engage in a well-defined research project under the guidance of a faculty member in their chosen fields of study.  Research experiences not only provide challenges and depth to students' education, but they also strengthen their applications for nationally competitive fellowships and for graduate and professional schools. Visit the Undergraduate Research website for more information.

Luther Rice Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Eligibility: Columbian College of Arts & Sciences sophomores or juniors; minimum 3.4 GPA

Luther Rice Undergraduate Research Fellowships are part of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences comprehensive undergraduate initiative to promote discovery- and inquiry-based education throughout the undergraduate experience at GW. The Rice Fellowships offer support for student research carried out in collaboration with, and under the guidance of, at least one faculty mentor.

Elliott School Undergraduate Scholars

Eligibility: Elliott School of International Affairs undergraduate students; minimum 3.0 GPA

The Elliott School Undergraduate Scholars program is an enhanced independent research opportunity for outstanding Elliott School juniors and seniors, providing Scholars with support and resources to produce polished and meaningful work that can be submitted for publication, conference participation, or as part of grant, fellowship, or graduate study applications. Review application deadlines and materials.