Fall Undergraduate Research and Fellowship Workshops

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships is proud to announce its ongoing slate of fall workshops. We hope to see you soon. Please register, so we can be sure to know you’re coming.


All workshops in 450 Dodge Hall, Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Writing Workshops: STEM Research Award
Writing intensive workshop for students preparing applications for the NSF GRP. This fellowship supports outstanding students pursuing research-based graduate degrees in STEM and social sciences.

  • Friday, September 22, 12:00 – 1:30pm. Register
  • Friday, September 29, 2:00 – 3:30pm. Register
  • Tuesday, October 17, 6:00 – 7:30pm. Register

UGRCE Awards for Spring 2018 Information Session
Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavor Awards provide funding for Northeastern students interested in conducting research or creative projects under the mentorship of faculty members.

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2:00 – 3:00pm

Goldwater Scholarship Information Session: STEM Research Award
Funding for outstanding students in the STEM fields interested in pursuing research careers. Sophomores and juniors with excellent academic records and records of achievement in research should apply.

  • Tuesday, October 3, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Register
  • Thursday, October 5, 12:00 – 1:00pm. Register
  • Thursday, October 5, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Register

Truman Scholarship Information Session: Public Service Award
Graduate study awards up to $30,000 for students pursuing public service-related graduate degrees. Students with the commitment, passion, and smarts to make the world a better place should apply!

  • Tuesday, October 10, 12:00 – 1:00pm. Register
  • Tuesday, October 10, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Register
  • Wednesday, October 11, 12:00 – 1:00pm. Register
  • Thursday, October 12, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Register

Critical Language Scholarship Information Session: Foreign Language and Study Abroad
Funding for intensive summer language study in 13 critical-need foreign languages vital to U.S. national security. Students of diverse disciplines and majors encouraged to apply.

  • Monday, October 16, 6:00-7:00pm. Register

Boren Awards Information Session: Foreign Language and Study Abroad
Prestigious awards for undergraduates to study less-common languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Recipients must work at least 1 year for the federal government after graduation. All majors.

  • Thursday, October 19, 12:00 – 1:00pm. Register

Udall Scholarship Information Session
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.

  • Tuesday, November 14, 12:00 – 1:00pm. Register
  • Tuesday, November 14, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Register

Cultivating a Faculty Mentor
Research, awards, graduate schools, jobs. Faculty mentor relationships are integral to applications and advancing your career, but, how do you seek one out and cultivate a long-life advocate? Join us and find out!

  • Thursday, October 19, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Register

Ethical Conduct of Research: The IRB and IACUC Process
This workshop will help you understand the components of the IRB and IACUC processes and how to ensure your project meets the highest ethical standards for approval at Northeastern University.

  • Tuesday, October 24, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Register

Developing a Research Question or Creative Problem
Learn how to develop questions that are narrow, feasible, and help fill the gaps in your discipline.

  • Thursday, October 26, 6:00 – 7:30pm. Register

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellowship Information Session
Unique paid, full-time, benefits-eligible opportunity to provide research assistance to senior scholars working at leading international policy thinktank, the Carnegie Endowment. Open to outstanding seniors or recent graduates with no graduate experience and with authorization to work in the U.S.

  • Thursday, November 2, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Register

Advanced Graduate School Preparation Workshop
This writing intensive workshop will provide you with feedback and direction to make your written materials stronger and leave you some strategies and tips to ensure you submit a competitive graduate school application.

  • Tuesday, November 7, 6:00 – 7:30pm. Register

Formulating a Project Proposal
From the statement of the problem, to the methodology, and expected challenges, this session will give you a roadmap to ensure your next project proposal is well thought out and executed.

  • Wednesday, November 15, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Register

Finding Your Sources, Working with the Library
Be ready to tackle any academic project, from class papers to independent research. Learn about the databases, resources, and materials the Northeastern libraries have to offer and how to use them.

  • Monday, November 20, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Register

Papers, Posters, and Pitches: Presenting Your Research/Creative Endeavor
You’ve done the work, now it’s time to present it. This workshop will walk you through various outlets for presenting and disseminating your work. Come check out which one is the best for you!

  • Tuesday, November 28, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Register