You can take the lead on groundbreaking discoveries as an undergraduate — and there's plenty of funding to help.

Every major at Pitt conducts innovative research! The majority of Honors research is funded by our fellowship programsbut you can also apply for research through many of our annual Honors Awards. Moreover, the Scholar Mentors in the Frederick Honors College can help you apply for prestigious national research scholarships.

If you would like to learn more about these opportunities, visit the links below or contact our Director of Research and Creative Programs.

Research and Creative Fellowships

National Scholarship Advising

Annual Awards

More research funding resources

Many research and scholarship awards are also available throughout the University of Pittsburgh. Below are just a few examples. For help identifying funding opportunities for research and scholarship at Pitt, contact our Director of Research and Creative Programs or our Scholar Mentors.

Nationality Room Scholarships

Grants for summer study/research internationally. Learn more»

Archival Award

For independent research in the humanities at the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Research and University Library System. Learn more»

Summer Undergraduate Research Awards (SURA)

A $4,000 stipend from the Office of Undergraduate Research to conduct independent research over the summer. 
Learn more»

Apply for competitive national awards! 
Get help and boost your chances by working with a Scholar Mentor »

Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

Search for scholarships and fellowships through Pitt's Competition Space.

Your academic department may also offer research funding.