Research & Fellowships

  • UConn IDEA Grant Information Sessions (11/3-4)

    Is there a creative endeavor you want to engage in or an original research project you would like to conduct? Do you have an idea for a product you would like to develop, an entrepreneurial venture you want to launch, or a service initiative you would like to implement?

    Attend one of the upcoming UConn IDEA Grant information sessions to learn about this opportunity to receive funding of up to $4000 per student to support self-designed projects including artistic endeavors, community service initiatives, research projects, entrepreneurial ventures, and other innovative projects.

    • Undergraduates in all majors at all UConn campuses can apply.
    • Applications are accepted from individuals and from small groups.

    Upcoming Information Sessions:

    • Thursday, November 3rd, 4:00-5:00pm, Gentry 246
    • Friday, November 4th, 3:30-4:30pm, Rowe 420

    The summer funding application deadline is Monday, December 19th, 2016. Applications for academic year funding will open in February 2017.

    Can’t attend one of the information sessions? Schedule an advising appointment with program coordinator Melissa Berkey to learn more about the IDEA Grant and to discuss your project ideas. Appointments can be scheduled via AdvApp (under “Enrichment Programs”) or through email ( More information on the UConn IDEA Grant can be  found at

    For more information, contact: Melissa Berkey at

If you have any questions, please contact Honors Programming and Events at 860-486-1616.