Resource Type: Research Program


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Academic Year Undergraduate Research Grant »


This program is for new, original research only.

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Resource Types: Academic Year Program, Grant, Research Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Open to all fields

Contact Name: Office of Undergraduate Research

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Northwestern University Undergradutes Only
Program Duration: Academic year
Stipend Amount: $1,000

Languages: Spanish


Cancer Health Disparities Research Program (T37) »


The research-intensive experience provides students with an overview of health disparities; an opportunity to work with transdisciplinary research teams and exposure to community engaged participatory research topics.

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Resource Types: Research Program, Summer Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Health Disparities

Contact Name: Melisa Simon MD, Professor of Clinical Gynecology Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology-General/Preventive Medicine and Medical Social Sciences

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Currently enrolled NEIU students are encouraged to apply. Priority is given to applications from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and/or individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds
Program Duration: Summer, 12 weeks
Stipend Amount: Varies depending on education stage
Application Due Date: Thursday, March 31, 2022


CURE (Continuing Umbrella of Research Experience Program) »


Students work on a research project in a biomedical discipline under the guidance of a Cancer Center faculty mentor participating in laboratory research and allowing participants to experience directly what it means to be a biomedical researcher.

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Resource Types: Research Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Biomedical Sciences

Contact Name: Robin Leikin, PhD Director, CURE Program Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Underserved Student - African American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander or Native American
Program Duration: Summer, 8 weeks
Stipend Amount: $4,500
Students Funded: 12 undergraduate students, housing & travel provided
Application Due Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022


Research Apprenticeships »


As a research apprentice, a student may assist a faculty member by conducting literature reviews, coding data, interviewing subjects, participating in research team meetings or completing a variety of other tasks. Research apprenticeships take approximately eight to 10 hours per week.

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Resource Types: Research Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area:

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Northwestern Undergraduate Student
Program Duration: 1 Quarter


Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)


A competitive research experience at Northwestern University for sophomores and juniors from colleges and universities across the United States exploring all fields of research at Northwestern. Students must have an interest in pursuing a doctoral degree (PhD) at Northwestern University.

Resource Types: Research Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Chemical and Biological Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Technology

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Students who are traditionally underrepresented in graduate education (e.g., certain racial and ethnic minorities, women in STEM, first-generation college students, etc.) are encouraged to apply to participate.
Program Duration: Summer, 8 weeks
Stipend Amount: $4000
Application Due Date: Monday, February 19, 2024


Summer Undergraduate Research Grants (SURG) »


A grant to cover living and research expenses for full-time eight week independent academic and creative work in all fields of study under faculty supervision.

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Resource Types: Grant, Research Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Open to all fields

Contact Name: Office of Undergraduate Research

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Northwestern University Undergraduates Only
Program Duration: Summer, 8 weeks
Stipend Amount: $4,000 lump-sum grant
Application Due Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022