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Additional Sources of Funding at Dartmouth

Funding for Undergraduate Research Projects

Dean of Faculty
Independent research with a Dartmouth faculty mentor

Institute of Arctic Studies
Research that requires travel to a polar location

Rockefeller Center
Senior honors thesis grants (* NEW *) and special grants for research related to public policy

Leslie Humanities Center
Research or creative projects that are interdisciplinary or in the Humanities

Ethics Institute
Research on applied or professional ethics

Martin T. Kinsey '71 Memorial Fund
Student initiatives, research, and experiences, including travel, in Russian studies

Neukom Scholars
Research involving computational techniques in any academic discipline (this includes any research involving data analysis)

Outdoor Programs
Research on the environment and natural sciences

Thayer School of Engineering
Fellowships for students doing research in the field of engineering

Paganucci Fellows
Global experiential learning program through the Center for Leadership at the Tuck School of Business

Women in Science Project
Research assistantships for women in the sciences (mostly for first year students; some opportunities for sophomores)

Program in Law and Politics
Student fellowships and assistantships to work with faculty on research projects. Submit a 2-page single-spaced project description, a letter of nomination from a faculty member, and a detailed budget to: Program in Law & Politics, HB 6108. For more information, contact Professor Dean Lacy.

Academic Departments
Some academic departments have funding for student research projects. Contact individual departments for further information.

Funding for Students Presenting Research at Conferences

Neukom Institute
For students presenting research at a national or international conference in any academic discipline that involves computational techniques

EPSCoR
For students presenting science research at a national meeting or conference

Presidential Scholars
Students who have successfully completed two terms of a Presidential Scholar research assistantship can apply for the honors thesis stipend, which can be used for expenses related to honors thesis research or travel to an academic conference for the purpose of presenting research findings.

Academic departments
Some academic departments/programs have funding for students who will be presenting their research at academic conferences.  Funding is generally restricted to majors in the department/program.  Contact individual departments/programs for information.

Funding for Undergraduate Internships

Career Services
Resources for finding internships in general and funding for internships in specific areas: (1) advertising, public relations, or publishing; (2) educational media or children's media or work that directly benefits at-risk or inner-city children, or trains teachers.

Dickey Center
Internships outside of the United States

Rockefeller Center
Internships in public policy

Dartmouth Outing Club Northern Studies Internship Grants
Internships in wildlife conservation and management, forestry, recreation, water resources, and other environmental and economic concerns

ISTS/Neukom Institute Internship Program
Internships in computational thinking and information technology

Information Assurance Scholarship Program
For rising juniors and seniors interested in information security.  Includes funding for tuition and a stipend, as well as books and lab supplies

Tucker Foundation
Fellowships and internships in non-profit organizations or related to community service
Fellowship to address a socioeconomic issue in the Upper Valley

Wiley Initiative Internship
Funding for internships with early-stage technology companies, encouraging an understanding of entrepreneurial careers and company creation, especially in technology.  Oversight for the Wily Initiatives is provided by the Provost's Office.

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Last Updated: 4/17/14