Dean's Undergraduate Fellowships for Research and Creative Activity

The Deans' Undergraduate Fellowships support research and creative activity in any discipline. Fellowships provide a stipend for a period of five to eight weeks during the summer for students working under the supervision of Rockhurst University faculty mentors.

All full-time, degree-seeking Rockhurst undergraduates are eligible. Each awardee will receive a stipend of $1600. Faculty mentors will receive grants of $500.

Students apply each March for fellowships taking place that summer.

How to Apply

  1. Pick up your application in the College of Arts and Sciences office, located in Van Ackeren 215.
  2. Submit your completed application, a three-page proposal developed according to the guidelines in the application form, and your official academic transcript to your faculty mentor.
  3. Ask your mentor to review and sign your application, attach it to your proposal and a sealed envelope that contains a letter of recommendation and your official academic transcript.


Please keep in mind the following criteria used when reviewing applications:

  • Clarity of question and purpose
  • Ability to complete the project within an appropriate timeline
  • Your academic record and work completed in relevant areas
  • Support from mentor
  • Quality and completeness of your application