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Undergraduate Advising and Research
Parker House, HB 6201
Hanover, NH
Phone:  603.646.3690
Fax:  603.646.8190

External Funding Sources For Undergraduates and Graduates

NOTE:  this list is not intended to be comprehensive.  The DartBoard system through the Center for Professional Development lists most or all of these as well as multiple other opportunities.

  • Scholarship Advising
    • Awards for study abroad
    • Undergraduate and post-graduate fellowships for graduate study or research
    • Dartmouth grants for graduate study or research
  • National Science Foundation
    • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): Funding for undergraduates to participate in research projects funded by the National Science Foundation (must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply).
  • Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program
    • Eight- to ten-week summer internships in the sciences, social sciences or humanities. The program is designed to encourage students from groups traditionally underrepresented in these areas to consider research careers in academic, public or private sectors.
  • National Amgen Scholars Program
    • Summer research opportunities at a number of leading institutions. Includes a stipend, housing, meal plan, and transportation.
  • Pathways to Science
    • This is a project of the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP). It supports pathways to the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, with particular emphasis on connecting underrepresented groups with STEM programs, funding, mentoring and resources.
  • RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering)
    • Summer internships for undergraduate students from the US, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. RISE summer placements take place with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany.
  • European Undergraduate Research Opportunities
    • EuroScholars is a unique study abroad program for advanced undergraduates whereby students have the opportunity to conduct research at a high caliber institution in a chosen field of study while taking a language and culture class. Twelve different European universities are participating as host institutions for the exceptional students in this program.
  • National Geographic Young Explorers Grant Program
    • Grants to 18-25 year olds for projects in the fields of science, conservation and environmental studies, and in major fields of study such as Anthropology, Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Geography, Oceanography, and Paleontology.
  • Noble Summer Research Scholar
    • A 10-week summer program in plant science-related research for students majoring in plant science, life science, chemistry or bioinformatics.  Housing and a stipend are provided.
  • Biological Discovery in Woods Hole
    • Summer research program for sophomores and juniors in molecular and cell biology, neurobiology & behavior, physiology, developmental biology, ecology and evolutionary biology. Program includes stipend as well as room and board.
  • Harvard School of Public Health:  Summer Program in Epidemiology
    • Summer research opportunity for students from a group that is underrepresented biomedical research.  The program is specifically for students planning to pursue masters or doctoral degrees.  Those planning to attend medical school are not eligible to apply.
  • Grad Prep Academy
    • Preparing black male undergraduates for doctoral study in the field of education. Applications are invited from college JUNIORS across all majors, not just education.
  • Novus Biological Scholarship
    • Scholarship that is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. A $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters. 


Last Updated: 2/21/17