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HERC Fellowship

Are you new to research? The HERC Fellowship is a great opportunity to get engaged.

THE HERC FELLOWSHIP

The Higher Education Research Council (HERC) Fellowship is a paid, 10-week research experience offered to undergraduate students by the Institute for Inclusive & Transformative Scholarship. This fellowship is open to all STEM majors, including: students in natural sciences, social sciences, and health sciences, giving students the opportunity to gain meaningful research skills with a faculty mentor. HERC Fellows receive a $3,000 stipend, and the opportunity to present their research. Recipients of the HERC Fellowship must have a faculty mentor nominate them for the fellowship.

The fellowship is offered during both fall and spring semesters. Applications for Spring 2024 are now open.

Apply for the Spring 2024 HERC Fellowship
IMPORTANT DATES

SPRING 2024 APPLICATION

Note below important dates for the Spring 2024 HERC Fellowship.

  • Application opens: October 2, 2023
  • Application closes:┬áNovember 17, 2023
  • Appointment invitations to selected students:┬áDecember 1, 2023
Apply for the Spring 2024 HERC Fellowship

FALL 2024 APPLICATION

Applications for Fall 2024 will open in Spring 2024. Appointment decisions are made in April and acceptance decisions are required before the end of the spring semester. Watch this space for dates and the application form

APPLICATION PROCESS

The HERC Fellowship is funded by the Idaho State Board of Education. Learn about how you can apply and what you can expect as a HERC Fellow

HERC Fellowship Application Process

Instructions to complete the application form

HERC Fellowship Expectations

Things to know before you apply