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Why participate in undergraduate research?

Mentored Research Opportunities

Finding the right laboratory can be facilitated through participation in Northwestern University’s Science Research Workshop or by emailing Faculty Research Mentors to determine if there are openings, and to request in-person interviews.

Research Grant Opportunities

Several sources for research grants are available to Northwestern undergraduates for both the academic year and for summer research projects.  These include:

For more information about funding opportunities, please see our Grants and Fellowships page.

Award-winning Undergraduate Research

Research prizes are awarded to Biological Sciences majors who have achieved excellence in their research projects and have written a Senior Thesis based on their results. Eligibility is not dependent on participation in the Honors Program.  These prizes include:

See Recent Research Prize Winners