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.
SPRING 2024 APPLICATION
Note below important dates for the Spring 2024 HERC Fellowship.
- Application opens: October 2, 2023
- Application closes: November 17, 2023
- Appointment invitations to selected students: December 1, 2023
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