Undergraduate Scholars Program

Elliott School Undergraduate Scholars Program

Students apply to participate in the Elliott School Undergraduate Scholars Program in the spring of their sophomore or junior year. The program includes:

  • One-credit graded Research Methods course in the fall
  • Three-credit graded Writing in the Disciplines (WID) course in the spring
  • Close work with a faculty advisor and the Program Director
  • Research stipend of $100; possibility of applying for up to $1500 additional funding
  • Peer support throughout the research and writing process
  • Presentation of research at an on-campus academic conference during spring semester
  • Support in submitting research papers to peer reviewed academic journals
  • Support in applying for grants and fellowships
  • Support in applying to graduate programs and professional opportunities


Application Information

2019-2020 Application


The 2019-2020 Elliott School Undergraduate Scholars program is open to Elliott School undergraduates with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 who will graduate in the following terms: Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021.

Application Materials

Application Resources

Application Process Timeline

  • Information Session – Nov. 19, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. (1957 E ST NW, Room 505)
  • Information Session – February 2019 (date and location TBD)
  • Deadline for 2019-2020 Undergraduate Scholars program: April 2019 (date TBD)

Please refer to Application FAQs or contact Dr. Claudine Kuradusenge-McLeod at [email protected] with questions.