Research Resources

Craft of Undergraduate Research Proposals

The largest part of application to research fellowship, awards, residencies, or field study programs is the research proposal. A well-crafted proposal can set your application apart. It's a genre unlike all others. This guide can assist your proposal writing process. 

Craft of Undergraduate Research Proposals (PowerPoint) 

Receiving Course Credit

Undergraduates can receive course credit for research or creative work they conduct independently or with a faculty member. To receive course credit, make an appointment with an advisor in a Dietrich School academic department that most closely connects to your work. You may need to locate a faculty member to serve as an advisor on your term's work.