Information Sessions, Workshops and Series

Throughout the year, the College Center for Research and Fellowships offers information sessions, workshops, and signature seminars for undergraduates in support of their research, scholarship, and fellowship endeavors. Connect with us online to hear about all of these sessions on social media!


Information Sessions, Workshops & CCRF Signature Series: Winter Quarter 2020


Fellowships Information Sessions: 

Research Information Sessions: 

US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes Information Session: led by Johanna Best, Assistant Director, National Fellowships

Join us for an information session about the US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes, a program that enables first- and second-year students to spend six weeks learning about British culture and taking courses in targeted academic programs. Each program, which is hosted at a different UK institution, has a specific thematic focus. Applicants must be US citizens and have spent less than four weeks outside North America in last five years. During this session, we’ll discuss the program as well as the application process.

US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes Writing Workshop: led by Johanna Best, Assistant Director, National Fellowships

Building on the US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes Information Session, this workshop provides guidance on how to write effective application essays. Attendance at this workshop is required of all US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes applicants. Candidates should have already selected the program to which they will be applying.  

Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarships Information Session: led by Dr. Nichole Fazio, Executive Director of the College Center for Research and Fellowships

Join us for an introductory information session about three extraordinary and prestigious opportunities for graduate study in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and at the University of Oxford. Open to US citizens (Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes) and select international students (Rhodes), UChicago undergraduates and recent alumni are eligible to apply for university nomination as 3rd- or 4th-years, or shortly after graduation. This session will introduce students to the individual scholarship programs and criterion, as well as the campus endorsement process. Open to all disciplines. Students intending to apply for nomination this year are required to attend one of the information sessions below: 

Planning for Summer Research: Information Session: led by Tracy Nyerges, Assistant Director, Undergraduate Research

Join us to start planning for your summer(s) by learning about and preparing for summer undergraduate research programs and funding at UChicago and beyond. Summer may be the perfect time for you to engage in research for the first time or to advance/diversify your undergraduate research experience(s) without the pressures of coursework and academic quarter demands. This session will provide information on accessing summer research opportunities, applying for summer research programs and funding, and maximizing your summer research experience(s). RSVP by clicking the link below:

Amgen Scholars Program: Information Sessionled by Tracy Nyerges, Assistant Director, Undergraduate Research

Join us to learn more about the Amgen Scholars Program: An Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Science and Biotechnology. The Amgen Scholars Program is a selective and transformative summer STEM program that provides funded research experieces at premier educational institutitions. This session will provide information on the program and the application process. RSVP by clicking the link below:

Undergraduate Research Information Session: led by Tracy Nyerges, Assistant Director, Undergraduate Research 

Join us to learn more about Undergraduate Research at UChicago. We will share why undergraduate research involvement could benefit you as a College student in any major and how you can find research opportunities and potential faculty research mentors. This session will clarify what undergraduate research is and when you may be ready to engage in undergraduate research and creative scholarship activities.