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HERC Application Is Open

Application deadline for Spring 2022 is 11:59 PM on Friday, November 19, 2021.

HERC Application Form

This fellowship is open to all STEM majors, including: students in natural sciences, social sciences, and health sciences.  You will need a faculty mentor to complete the application process.

Follow the instructions below to complete the HERC Fellowship application process: 

  1. Find a faculty research mentor. Check out OUR’s “Getting Started” guide to learn more about connecting with faculty and doing research on campus. 
  2. Prepare answers to two short prompts: 1) one paragraph indicating your research area interest and 2) what you hope to gain from an undergraduate research experience.
  3. Complete the HERC Fellowship Application Form 
  4. After you submit your HERC Fellowship Application form (Step 3), make sure that your faculty mentor completes the HERC Faculty Mentor Nomination Form.


HERC fellow shares her research with a conference attendee

The HERC fellowship is funded by the Idaho State Board of Education.


Office of Undergraduate Research