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As America’s first research university, we have been tackling difficult questions and finding answers since 1876.
Every day, our faculty and students work side by side in a tireless pursuit of discovery, continuing our founding mission to bring knowledge to the world. Whether you study engineering, chemistry, music, anthropology, or all of the above, every student here—no matter his or her major—is an investigator.
You can find research in whatever field you want because everyone here is doing some sort of research, and you can help out.
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Explore supernovae alongside a Nobel laureate. Learn how to make music with lasers. Create devices that will save lives in impoverished countries. Take a grand tour of the cities that inspired some of the Western world’s great thinkers—Venice, Florence, Paris, or London.
At Hopkins, you can do all of the above. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.
Programs & Fellowships
- Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards: Receive up to $3,000 and be paired with a full-time faculty sponsor for research on any topic of your choosing
- Woodrow Wilson Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program: Engage in hands-on, independent learning with faculty mentors and receive funding of up to $10,000 over four years
- ASPIRE grants: Promote independent research projects among undergrads in the School of Arts and Sciences; awards range from $500 to $4,500 per academic year