Straetz International Research Scholars



The Straetz International Undergraduate Research Scholars Program offers competitive grants for students to pursue full-time, advanced research opportunities outside the United States during the summer.

Straetz awards provide up to $6,500 to support:

  • Participation in a faculty-driven research experience; or
  • Research for a BA or BS thesis; or
  • Advanced training in a foreign language in preparation for carrying out advanced research.

Straetz awards have detailed requirements specific to each of these cases. It is very important to review the Eligibility Criteria carefully to ensure that your proposed project meets these requirements.

Click through each step below to learn about this award. (The link to the application is provided at the end of Step 3.)

STEP 1: Review Eligibility
STEP 2: Understand Award Benefits and Expectations
STEP 3: Craft Your Application

Deadline: February 5, 2024

Read more about past undergraduate research projects funded through the Straetz International Undergraduate Research Scholars program here!

Other Resources

Questions or concerns? Please contact a member of our undergraduate research team at

The Straetz International Undergraduate Research Scholars Program is made possible by a generous gift from Robert Straetz. The program is managed by the College Center for Research & Fellowships (CCRF) in partnership with Study Abroad.