Mary Gates Endowment For Students

Research Networking & Financial Support

Departments & Programs On Campus

Undergraduate Research in the Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities

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Get answers to your questions like, 1) what does undergraduate research in the social sciences, arts and humanities look like? and 2) how can I get involved? Get started on your research project!

Office of Undergraduate Research

Plan for an undergraduate research experience, identify faculty mentors and projects, define research goals, present/publish your research findings and find funding for your research.

Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities
Earn full-time academic credit through immersion in scholarly research with accomplished scholars and peers. Develop research ideas, create a scholarly research paper or project, work through a faculty and peer critique process, and formally present your work–funded by a Mary Gates Scholarship.

Undergraduate Library
Find resources to help with your research project, check-out DVDs/videos free of charge, reserve a study room, and attend free workshops on web publishing, documentation and data management, avoiding plagiarism and sharpening your research skills.


Office of Undergraduate Research
The Office of Undergraduate Research offers some fellowships and scholarships and has information to help you find research funding through other UW programs as well as programs outside of UW.

Grants and Information Funding Services
The University of Washington Library’s Grants and Funding Information Service offers two types of workshops several times each quarter. Introduction to Searching covers the general principles of searching for funding, print resources, campus resources and the Internet. Database Searching covers the intricacies of two funding databases, COS and Grant Select, in a hands-on computer lab experience. Come to one or both to learn how to find the grant that is right for you!