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


Identify your purpose. Pursue your passion. Follow your path.


Sep 17, 2021
Apply to present your undergraduate research at the virtual NCUR 2022!
Sep 15, 2021
The virtual College Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities Research Symposium!
Sep 2, 2021
Undergraduate employment opportunities with the CCRF!
Jun 2, 2021
Congratulations to this year’s Fulbright Grantees and Alternates!