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IES Undergraduate Research Internships and Fellowships

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Application Deadline: March 14, 2022

Undergraduates from all colleges are invited to submit applications to pursue internships and research projects focused on Europe. 

Students spend 2-8 weeks of field study in Europe, typically during the summer, and on their return write up the results of their research, often in the form of an honors thesis. Interested students are encouraged to prepare a proposal with the assistance of a faculty or staff advisor.

Funding Options

  • 5-6 week internship/project at 20 hours per week = $1,500
  • 5-6 week internship/project at 40 hours per week = $3,000
  • 8-10 week internship/project at 20 hours per week = $3,000

Funding will be distributed through bursar accounts to be made available for use in Summer 2022.


  • 4-5 page project proposal (double-spaced)
  • Budget (identify the level of funding requested using the options in the description above)
  • Bibliography
  • 1 letter of recommendation
*The online application form requires applicants to provide the name and email address of a faculty and/or staff recommender. Once the application has been submitted, the online system automatically generates a notification email to the recommenders, letting them know a student application has been received that lists them as a recommender. From there, each recommender is instructed on how to log in and upload a recommendation letter. The submission deadline for a letter of recommendation is March 21st, 2022. 

Contact IES with questions about this award.

Additional Information

Funding Type

  • Award


  • Student