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Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunities

Below are funding opportunities for students. Funding opportunities for faculty supporting undergraduate research can be found in under Faculty Resources.

Federal Work Study - OUR

Students who are eligible for Federal Work Study can apply to work with a faculty research mentor and get paid to research for up to 20 hours per week, earning valuable work experience for future opportunities. Faculty mentors vary with availability.

  • Faculty mentors apply with this form
  • Students eligible submit a FWS application through the Office of Financial Aid. New applications are accepted in the spring of each year.

FWS-OUR program

MUWAA Research Grants

More information on applying for undergraduate research grants for up to $500 coming soon!

Peyton Internship Scholarship

Scholarship available to History majors who have been accepted into a history-related internship program which will be undertaken for academic credit. These scholarships are intended to help defray the costs of travel, living expenses, and/or tuition related to the internship that would not otherwise be incurred by students during their regular attendance at the university.

Peyton Internship Scholarship

Nancy Yates Fellowships

Currently-enrolled MUW students interested in participating in community engagement, Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs), or pre-professional internships can apply for a Nancy Yates fellowship. For a list of optional REUs and internships, see OUR Internship Opportunities. Fellowships are available to honors and non-honors students. Applications will be open for submission in January.

  • Community Engagement Program application deadlines are March 8. Successful applicants will be paired with a Community Partner.
  • REU fellowship applications are due May 1. 
  • Internship applications are due May 1.

Nancy Yates Fellowships