Research Funding Opportunities

The Celso Avelar Honors Research Grant is named in honor of a long-time member of the Commonwealth Honors College community, Celso Avelar.  Mr. Avelar led the information technology unit within the college from 1998 to 2013, making... Read More
Two honors students (preferably going into their junior year and wanting to do an honors thesis) wanted for this summer to conduct experiments on flies and help maintain the fly colonies. One student will perform experiments that will... Read More
  Commonwealth Honors College is excited to announce a new leadership opportunity specifically for first year and sophomore students. CHC is looking to assemble a select group of dedicated students to form the Community Engagement Student... Read More
APPLICATIONS DUE: STUDENTS: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 11:59 P.M. FACULTY: MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019 11:59 P.M. Honors Research Grants support a student’s own research project or creative work, under the guidance of a Faculty Sponsor.  The... Read More
APPLICATIONS DUE: STUDENTS: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 11:59 P.M. FACULTY: MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019 11:59 P.M. The Research Assistant Fellowship program is designed to give students an opportunity to gain experience in their academic... Read More

Find a Faculty Sponsor

Whether it’s for your honors thesis or project, the undergraduate research conference, or one of our grants or fellowships, finding a faculty sponsor is one of the first and most important parts of the research process at CHC.  A faculty sponsor has the potential to be someone you work with closely and can often become a mentor for your studies.

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