Promoting academic excellence through scholarly undergraduate research and national fellowships.

The College Center for Research and Fellowships (CCRF) supports undergraduate students in the College as they pursue academic excellence through scholarly undergraduate research and nationally competitive fellowships. CCRF promotes meaningful connections between faculty and students, encourages mentorship, provides high-impact advising and educates the University of Chicago community about opportunities for College students across all disciplines.
Current students interested in pursuing scholarly and creative undergraduate research should consult the resources available here and are also encouraged to search the research opportunities database. Undergraduates are invited to learn more about the select nationally prestigious fellowships supported by the CCRF by visiting the complete list here.  Students interested in receiving regular information on upcoming information sessions, relevant opportunities, and deadlines can subscribe to the CCRF Listserv


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Feb 25, 2021
Apply to present at the 2021 virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium!
Feb 19, 2021
UChicago Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars 2020-2021
Feb 19, 2021
Inquiry and Research in the Humanities gives students the opportunity to work alongside faculty mentors
Feb 4, 2021
Application open for the 2021 UChicago & USussex International Jr. Research Associates Program (IJRA)