Undergraduate Advising & Research
Independent research with a Dartmouth faculty mentor
First Year Research in Engineering (*NEW*)
Research opportunities for first year students considering engineering as a major
Institute of Arctic Studies Stefansson Fellowship
Research that requires travel to a polar location
Dickey Center Human Development Fellowship
Faculty-mentored research in the field of human development
Stamps Leadership Scholars Award (*NEW*)
Funding for student-designed experiential learning (entrepreneurial idea, research project on or off campus, leadership training, internship, service learning, or other)
Senior honors thesis grants and special grants for research related to public policy
Leslie Humanities Center
Research or creative projects that are interdisciplinary or in the Humanities
Funding for student projects in the visual and performing arts
Research on applied or professional ethics
Research involving computational techniques in any academic discipline (this includes any research involving data analysis)
Research on the environment and natural sciences
Thayer School of Engineering
Fellowships for students doing research in the field of engineering
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 and Programs
Some academic departments and programs have funding for student research projects. Click on the link above for more information, or contact individual departments and programs for further information.
For students presenting research at a national or international conference in any academic discipline that involves computational techniques
For students presenting science research at a national meeting or conference
Council on Undergraduate Research
Dartmouth is an institutional member of CUR, and travel awards are available to students presenting research in the following areas:
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.
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.
Center for Professional Development
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.
Internships outside of the United States
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
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.
Last Updated: 12/1/14