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Select an option below to read more about available opportunities. You can search by award type or timeframe. Please note that all deadlines listed are approximate; visit the program's website for specific details on the application process.

By Award Type

For Research
  • Anne Borghesani Memorial Prize
    • Eligibility: Second-semester sophomores and juniors with a GPA of 2.8 or above
    • Area of Study: all majors/departments, but work must have international focus 
    • For: Research, internship or volunteer opportunity
    • Funding: Typically between $1,000 - $3,000
    • Sponsoring Office: International Relations Program, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: Mid-February
    • Link: http://ase.tufts.edu/ir/research/researchBorghesani.htm
  • International Relations Research Scholars Program:
    • Eligibility: Second-semester sophomores and juniors with a GPA of 3.3 or above
    • Area of Study: International Relations (must be declared major)
    • For: Summer research (at least 8 weeks)
    • Funding: Up to $3,500 for students, and $1,000 for faculty
    • Sponsoring Office: International Relations Program, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: Mid-February
    • Link: http://ase.tufts.edu/ir/research/researchScholarsProgram.htm
  • Lily Glidden Award
    • Eligibility: All undergraduate and graduate students
    • Area of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Domestic or international research project that is unique, creative, expands applicant's personal boundaries, and relates to "the interconnected life on our planet" 
    • Funding: Up to $2,500
    • Sponsoring Office: Department of Biology, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: Early March
    • Link: http://ase.tufts.edu/biology/undergraduate/awardsLilyGlidden.htm 
  • Shapiro Award
    • Eligibility: Rising sophomores and juniors
    • Area of Study: American Studies
    • For: Summer research 
    • Funding: Variable
    • Sponsoring Office: American Studies, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: Varies; check with program administrator, Heather Curtis 
    • Link: http://as.tufts.edu/americanStudies/awards/
For Research that Includes Travel
  • Laidlaw Scholars Program
    • Eligibility: All undergraduates, preferably sophomores
    • Area of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Research spanning two consecutive summers with faculty advisor (five to six weeks per summer); may include international travel
    • Funding: $700/week for living stipend each summer, and $1,300 research stipend across both summers
    • Sponsoring Office: Office of the Provost
    • Deadline: Mid-March
    • Link: http://provost.tufts.edu/teaching-research/laidlaw-scholars-program/
Other
  • Anne Borghesani Memorial Prize
    • Eligibility: Second-semester sophomores and juniors with a GPA of 2.8 or above
    • Area of Study: all majors/departments, but work must have international focus 
    • For: Research, internship or volunteer opportunity
    • Funding: Typically between $1,000 - $3,000
    • Sponsoring Office: International Relations Program, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: Mid-February
    • Link: http://ase.tufts.edu/ir/research/researchBorghesani.htm
  • Environmental Studies Career Building Award
  • Green Fund (Campus Sustainability Fund)
    • Eligibility: All undergraduate and graduate/professional students, faculty and staff
    • Area of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Any project relating to sustainability on campus 
    • Funding: Up to $40,000
    • Sponsoring Office: Office of Sustainability
    • Deadline: Fall 
    • Link: http://sustainability.tufts.edu/green-fund/
  • Tisch Library Undergraduate Research Award
    • Eligibility: All undergraduates
    • Areas of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Demonstrated exemplary use of library resources in projects for:
      • First year writing program (ENG 1-4, Philosophy 1, or any course taken to fulfill the college writing requirement)
      • 001-099 level courses
      • 100-199 level courses
      • Independent Research Efforts
    • Funding: $500 first prize, $250 second prize
    • Sponsoring Office: Tisch Library
    • Deadline: Late February
    • Link: https://tischlibrary.tufts.edu/about-us/projects-student-awards-and-innovations/undergrad-research-awards
  • Tisch Summer Fellows
    • Eligibility: All undergraduate, graduate, and professional students
    • Areas of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Summer internships, both domestic and international
    • Funding: Variable
    • Sponsoring Office: Tisch College of Civic Life
    • Deadline: Varies by position, but typically late January or early February
    • Link: https://tischcollege.tufts.edu/education/tisch-summer-fellows
  • Tufts $100K New Ventures
    • Eligibility: All Tufts students, faculty, and recent alumni
    • Areas of Study: Healthcare and life science, social impact, general/high-tech
    • For: New business ventures
    • Funding: $100,000
    • Sponsoring Office: Tufts Gordon Institutes Entrepreneurial Leadership Program
    • Deadline: Late January
    • Link: http://gordon.tufts.edu/competitions/100k-new-ventures-competition/ 

By Timeframe

Summer
  • Green Fund (Campus Sustainability Fund)
    • Eligibility: All undergraduate and graduate/professional students, faculty and staff
    • Area of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Any project relating to sustainability on campus 
    • Funding: Up to $40,000
    • Sponsoring Office: Office of Sustainability
    • Deadline: Fall 
    • Link: http://sustainability.tufts.edu/green-fund/
  • International Relations Research Scholars Program:
    • Eligibility: Second-semester sophomores and juniors with a GPA of 3.3 or above
    • Area of Study: International Relations (must be declared major)
    • For: Summer research (at least 8 weeks)
    • Funding: Up to $3,500 for students, and $1,000 for faculty
    • Sponsoring Office: International Relations Program, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: Mid-February
    • Link: http://ase.tufts.edu/ir/research/researchScholarsProgram.htm
  • Laidlaw Scholars Program
    • Eligibility: All undergraduates, preferably sophomores
    • Area of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Research spanning two consecutive summers with faculty advisor (five to six weeks per summer); may include international travel
    • Funding: $700/week for living stipend each summer, and $1,300 research stipend across both summers
    • Sponsoring Office: Office of the Provost
    • Deadline: Mid-March
    • Link: http://provost.tufts.edu/teaching-research/laidlaw-scholars-program/
  • Shapiro Award
    • Eligibility: Rising sophomores and juniors
    • Area of Study: American Studies
    • For: Summer research 
    • Funding: Variable
    • Sponsoring Office: American Studies, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: Varies; check with program administrator, Heather Curtis 
    • Link: http://as.tufts.edu/americanStudies/awards/
  • Tisch Summer Fellows
    • Eligibility: All undergraduate, graduate, and professional students
    • Areas of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Summer internships, both domestic and international
    • Funding: Variable
    • Sponsoring Office: Tisch College of Civic Life
    • Deadline: Varies by position, but typically late January or early February
    • Link: https://tischcollege.tufts.edu/education/tisch-summer-fellows
Academic Semester/Year
  • Anne Borghesani Memorial Prize
    • Eligibility: Second-semester sophomores and juniors with a GPA of 2.8 or above
    • Area of Study: all majors/departments, but work must have international focus 
    • For: Research, internship or volunteer opportunity
    • Funding: Typically between $1,000 - $3,000
    • Sponsoring Office: International Relations Program, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: Mid-February
    • Link: http://ase.tufts.edu/ir/research/researchBorghesani.htm
  • Environmental Studies Career Building Award
  • Green Fund (Campus Sustainability Fund)
    • Eligibility: All undergraduate and graduate/professional students, faculty and staff
    • Area of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Any project relating to sustainability on campus 
    • Funding: Up to $40,000
    • Sponsoring Office: Office of Sustainability
    • Deadline: Fall 
    • Link: http://sustainability.tufts.edu/green-fund/
  • Lily Glidden Award
    • Eligibility: All undergraduate and graduate students
    • Area of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Domestic or international research project that is unique, creative, expands applicant's personal boundaries, and relates to "the interconnected life on our planet" 
    • Funding: Up to $2,500
    • Sponsoring Office: Department of Biology, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: Early March
    • Link: http://ase.tufts.edu/biology/undergraduate/awardsLilyGlidden.htm 
  • Tisch Library Undergraduate Research Award
    • Eligibility: All undergraduates
    • Areas of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Demonstrated exemplary use of library resources in projects for:
      • First year writing program (ENG 1-4, Philosophy 1, or any course taken to fulfill the college writing requirement)
      • 001-099 level courses
      • 100-199 level courses
      • Independent Research Efforts
    • Funding: $500 first prize, $250 second prize
    • Sponsoring Office: Tisch Library
    • Deadline: Late February
    • Link: https://tischlibrary.tufts.edu/about-us/projects-student-awards-and-innovations/undergrad-research-awards
  • Tufts $100K New Ventures
    • Eligibility: All Tufts students, faculty, and recent alumni
    • Areas of Study: Healthcare and life science, social impact, general/high-tech
    • For: New business ventures
    • Funding: $100,000
    • Sponsoring Office: Tufts Gordon Institutes Entrepreneurial Leadership Program
    • Deadline: Late January
    • Link: http://gordon.tufts.edu/competitions/100k-new-ventures-competition/ 

All Opportunities

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  • Anne Borghesani Memorial Prize
    • Eligibility: Second-semester sophomores and juniors with a GPA of 2.8 or above
    • Area of Study: all majors/departments, but work must have international focus 
    • For: Research, internship or volunteer opportunity
    • Funding: Typically between $1,000 - $3,000
    • Sponsoring Office: International Relations Program, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: February 16, 2018
    • Link: http://ase.tufts.edu/ir/research/researchBorghesani.htm
  • Environmental Studies Career Building Award
  • Green Fund (Campus Sustainability Fund)
    • Eligibility: All undergraduate and graduate/professional students, faculty and staff
    • Area of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Any project relating to sustainability on campus 
    • Funding: Up to $40,000
    • Sponsoring Office: Office of Sustainability
    • Deadline: Fall 
    • Link: http://sustainability.tufts.edu/green-fund/
  • International Relations Research Scholars Program:
    • Eligibility: Second-semester sophomores and juniors with a GPA of 3.3 or above
    • Area of Study: International Relations (must be declared major)
    • For: Summer research (at least 8 weeks)
    • Funding: Up to $3,500 for students, and $1,000 for faculty
    • Sponsoring Office: International Relations Program, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: February 16, 2018
    • Link: http://ase.tufts.edu/ir/research/researchScholarsProgram.htm
  • Laidlaw Scholars Program
    • Eligibility: All undergraduates, preferably sophomores
    • Area of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Research spanning two consecutive summers with faculty advisor (five to six weeks per summer); may include international travel
    • Funding: $700/week for living stipend each summer, and $1,300 research stipend across both summers
    • Sponsoring Office: Office of the Provost
    • Deadline: March 16, 2018
    • Link: http://provost.tufts.edu/teaching-research/laidlaw-scholars-program/
  • Lily Glidden Award
    • Eligibility: All undergraduate and graduate students
    • Area of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Domestic or international research project that is unique, creative, expands applicant's personal boundaries, and relates to "the interconnected life on our planet" 
    • Funding: Up to $2,500
    • Sponsoring Office: Department of Biology, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: March 1, 2018
    • Link: http://ase.tufts.edu/biology/undergraduate/awardsLilyGlidden.htm 
  • Shapiro Award
    • Eligibility: Rising sophomores and juniors
    • Area of Study: American Studies
    • For: Summer research 
    • Funding: Variable
    • Sponsoring Office: American Studies, School of Arts & Sciences
    • Deadline: Varies; check with program administrator, Heather Curtis 
    • Link: http://as.tufts.edu/americanStudies/awards/
  • Tisch Library Undergraduate Research Award
    • Eligibility: All undergraduates
    • Areas of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Demonstrated exemplary use of library resources in projects for:
      • First year writing program (ENG 1-4, Philosophy 1, or any course taken to fulfill the college writing requirement)
      • 001-099 level courses
      • 100-199 level courses
      • Independent Research Efforts
    • Funding: $500 first prize, $250 second prize
    • Sponsoring Office: Tisch Library
    • Deadline: February 20, 2018
    • Link: https://tischlibrary.tufts.edu/about-us/projects-student-awards-and-innovations/undergrad-research-awards
  • Tisch Summer Fellows
    • Eligibility: All undergraduate, graduate, and professional students
    • Areas of Study: All majors/departments
    • For: Summer internships, both domestic and international
    • Funding: Variable
    • Sponsoring Office: Tisch College of Civic Life
    • Deadline: Varies by position, but typically late January or early February
    • Link: https://tischcollege.tufts.edu/education/tisch-summer-fellows
  • Tufts $100K New Ventures
    • Eligibility: All Tufts students, faculty, and recent alumni
    • Areas of Study: Healthcare and life science, social impact, general/high-tech
    • For: New business ventures
    • Funding: $100,000
    • Sponsoring Office: Tufts Gordon Institutes Entrepreneurial Leadership Program
    • Deadline: January 26, 2018
    • Link: http://gordon.tufts.edu/competitions/100k-new-ventures-competition/