Dartmouth Funding

There may be funding options on campus for research and internships that are not included on this list

Undergraduate Research Funding

Academic Departments and Programs
Some academic departments and programs have funding for student research projects. Contact individual departments and programs for further information.

Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy & Society
Funding for energy related research and internships

Computer Science Lovelace Research Program
Funding for undergraduates engaged in research with a computer-science faculty mentor

Dickey Center

E.E. Just Program
Program that seeks to increase the number of underrepresented minorities at Dartmouth who choose to pursue degrees and careers in STEM disciplines

Ethics Institute
Research on applied or professional ethics

First-Year Research in Engineering
Research opportunities for first-year students considering engineering as a major

Hopkins Center
Funding for student projects in the visual and performing arts

Institute of Arctic Studies Stefansson Fellowship
Research that requires travel to a polar location

Leslie Humanities Center Student Research Fellowships
Faculty-supervised research or creative projects in the humanities.

Library: Historical Accountability Student Research Program
Research that sheds light on Dartmouth's historical legacy. Open to all Dartmouth undergraduates, regardless of major or former research experience. 

Neukom Scholars
Research involving computational techniques in any academic discipline (this includes any research involving data analysis)

Outdoor Programs
Research on the environment and natural sciences

Paganucci Fellows
Global experiential learning program through the Center for Leadership at the Tuck School of Business

Program in Law and Politics
Student fellowships and assistantships to work with faculty on research projects. Submit a two-page single-spaced project description, a letter of nomination from a faculty member, and a detailed budget to Program in Law & Politics, HB 6108. For more information, contact Professor Dean Lacy.

Rockefeller Center
Senior honors thesis grants and special grants for research related to public policy

Stamps Leadership Scholars Award
Funding for student-designed experiential learning (entrepreneurial idea, research project on or off campus, leadership training, internship, service learning, or other)

Student Experiential Learning Fund (SELF)
Funding for internships, job shadowing, non-Dartmouth research opportunities, service experiences, conference travel and presentations, professional and leadership training

Thayer School of Engineering

Undergraduate Advising & Research
Multiple programs for funding research in any academic discipline

Women in Science Project
Research assistantships for women in the sciences (mostly for first-year students; some opportunities for sophomores)

Undergraduate Internship Funding

Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy & Society
Funding for energy related research and internships

Center for Professional Development
Resources for finding internships in general and funding for internships in:

  • Advertising, public relations, or publishing
  • Educational media or children's media or work that directly benefits at-risk or inner-city children, or trains teachers
  • Marketing

Dickey Center
Internships outside of the United States

Rockefeller Center
Internships in public policy

Leslie Humanities Center Professional Development Fellowships
Internships, conferences, workshops, or other professional development activity related to the humanities

Dartmouth Outing Club Northern Studies Internship Grants
Internships in wildlife conservation and management, forestry, recreation, water resources, and other environmental and economic concerns

ISTS/Neukom Institute Internship Program
Internships in computational thinking and information technology

Dartmouth Center for Social Impact
Fellowships and internships in non-profit organizations or related to community service
Fellowship to address a socioeconomic issue in the Upper Valley

General Funding

Financial Aid Office: Barrier Removal Fund

  • Purpose: funding for unexpected or unusual circumstances that students may encounter (e.g. emergency travel, assistance with personal needs or assistance with educational needs not covered by financial aid). Generally, funds are limited and will be dispersed to a student once per academic year.
  • Process: students apply by filling out a form in the Financial Aid tile on DartHub. located in DartHub