Additional Research Opportunities

Below you will find a listing of potential research opportunities, fellowships, and programs at Emory.

Interdisciplinary Exploration and Scholarship (IDEAS)

IDEAS fellows actively engage in developing an integrated liberal arts experience for Emory students through participating in or creating courses, activities, and events. Fellows meet every Friday from 11:30 am to 1 pm and discuss the meaning of liberal arts across a diverse range of interests and disciplines.

Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD)

IMSD supports the growing undergraduate community of students from diverse racial and social backgrounds in the math and sciences.  Scholars have a fully-funded and supported research experience for 10-15 hours/week during the academic year and 40 hours/week during the summer under the supervision of NIH-funded mentors. Students will also attend IMSD functions and workshops.

Center for the Study of Law, Politics and Economics (CSLPE)

CLSPE provides undergraduate fellowships supporting students interested in political science. Fellows participate in the Center’s seminars and conferences, meet with leading scholars, participate in ongoing faculty mentored research, and receive independent study course credit.

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program

Rising juniors who are planning to pursue a doctorate in designated fields and disciplines (follow the link to determine these fields) to teach or conduct research at the university level are invited to apply to be Mellon Mays fellows. Fellows receive an academic year stipend for supervised research with their faculty mentor, a summer stipend, and loan forgiveness for graduate study.

Beckman Undergraduate Research Fellowship

This fellowship supports interdisciplinary undergraduate research in computational neuroscience and cognition for two summers and one academic year. Students also receive a stipend and funds for travel and research supplies.

Research in Sociology at Emory (RISE)

RISE is a semester-long program that enables students to conduct faculty-mentored sociology research for course credit.


Petit Scholars Program

Petit Scholars serves to develop the next generation of leading bioengineering and bioscience rsearchers by providing a comprehensive year-long research experience at Georgia Tech’s Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience. Undergraduate fellows develop their own project and conduct independent research during the summer at Georgia Tech.

Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods (QuanTM) Fellowship

Fellows receive the opportunity to participate in ongoing faculty mentored research for one year, access to QuanTM’s computer lab, seminars and conferences, and two academic credits. Students must be rising juniors or seniors with a background in math.

Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Humanities Honors Fellowship

The Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, with the Emory College Honors Program, will offer up to four undergraduate fellowships to support work on completing projects for one semester.

Rose Library Currey Seminar

This program is open to undergraduates in the Honors program or upperclassmen conducting original research. Students will attend two intensive instructional workshops that will train them to locate archival repositories, access manuscript and special collections, plan their research and properly handle rare materials. After training, students receive grants supporting original research in an archival repository.