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The Office of Undergraduate Research offers several grants to students to fund research projects. You can learn about these opportunities below. Students should read the Policies for Grants to understand the expectations for applicants and awardees before applying to any of the below opportunities. 

  • Community Based Undergraduate Research Grant (CBURG)
     CBURG provides the opportunity for pairs or teams of students to develop research projects that apply their academic skills, experiences, ideas, and humility to community-based issues within and beyond the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Double Hoo Award
    The Double Hoo supports between 10-15 pairs of undergraduate and graduate students pursuing research together each year. The program is intended to build collaborative interactions between the undergraduate and graduate communities throughout the University. These collaborations provide opportunities for more advanced research by undergraduates and valuable mentoring experiences for graduate students.
  • Harrison Undergraduate Research Award
    The Harrison funds outstanding undergraduate research projects to be carried out in the summer following application for the award and the subsequent academic year.
  • Kenan Award
    The Kenan supports educational opportunities for students to conduct research projects that increase public understanding of the Academical Village.
  • University Undergraduate Award for Arts Projects
    The University Undergraduate Award for Arts Projects is intended to expand students’ opportunities for creative inquiry and showcase significant accomplishments in the arts. The program funds outstanding undergraduate projects in the arts to be carried out in the summer and the upcoming academic year.