Available Research Grants


The Office of Undergraduate Research offers several grants to students each year to fund their research projects.

Applications and descriptions are linked below:

Community Based Undergraduate Research Grant (CBURG)
“Community based research seeks to foster collaborative partnerships between university researchers and the community, share knowledge among key stakeholders, and address social inequities.”

Deadline: February 11, 2019 (will be updated for upcoming spring semester)

Double Hoo Award
“The Double Hoo Research Grant supports pairs of undergraduate and graduate scholars seeking to pursue research together. The program is intended to encourage collaborative interaction between the undergraduate and graduate communities throughout the University”. Awards of up to $6000 are granted to undergraduate/graduate pairs.

Deadline: February 10,2020

Harrison Undergraduate Research Award Information
“This research awards program funds outstanding undergraduate research projects to be carried out in the summer following application for the award and the subsequent academic year.” Forty awards of up to $4,000 will be granted to current first-, second-, and third-year undergraduate students.”

Deadline: December 6, 2019

Jefferson Public Cititzens (JPC)
“The JPC program seeks to engage undergraduates in developing stronger connections of public service service and citizen leadership to academic life.”

Deadline: TBD

Kenan Fellowship
“This summer grants program supports educational opportunities for students to conduct research projects that increase public understanding of the Academical Village.” The fund will support five awards for $5,000 for full-time research to be conducted in the summer.

Deadline: March 23, 2020

University Award for Projects in Arts
“The Projects in the Arts award is intended to expand students’ opportunities for creative expression and showcase significant accomplishments in the arts. The program funds outstanding undergraduate projects in the arts to be carried out in the summer and the upcoming academic year.” The grant funds outstanding undergraduate projects in the arts that will be carried out in the summer and the upcoming academic year for awards of up to $3,000

Deadline: March 23, 2020

A compilation of these links and further descriptions can be found here: https://undergraduateresearch.virginia.edu/our-opportunities/grants

Courtesy of the College Council: http://new.collegecounciluva.com/funding/student-research-grants/

However, all deadlines have currently passed and will reopen possibly for the upcoming Spring semester (Spring 2020).