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There are multiple ways that you can receive funding to conduct your research. Many of these can be found through the links below. We encourage you to look at each site and determine whether you and your research qualify for each program.Some sites are for independent research projects that do not receive course credit. However, some funding can be received while taking UNC courses.

Websites and Search Engines

1) Internal Funding Awards

2) Center for Global Initiatives

3) Study Abroad

Individual Scholarships

1) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

2) Burch Fellows Program

3) Fulbright Scholarship

4) Honors Thesis Awards

5) C.V. Starr Scholarships

6) Mahatma Gandhi Fellowship

7) Class of 1938 Scholarship

8) Francis L. Phillips Scholarship

Group Scholarships

1) Student Research Circles

2) Connected Learning Program

Research and Ethics

For research involving human subjects an IRB approval may be required. For more information on approvals and forms please see the IRB website

For more information on undergraduate research see the Undergraduate Research website