Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship in USA, 2018-2019

The University of Wisconsin is accepting applications for the  Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship for US students who have at least junior standing (54+ credits) at the time of application.

The Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done in collaboration with UW–Madison faculty or research/instructional academic staff.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, UW, or regionally as UW–Madison, or simply Madison) is a public research university in the United States.

Type: The fellowship is available for the undergraduate research programme.

Eligible Nationality: Applicants of USA can apply for the fellowship.

Number of Scholarships: Number of fellowships is not given.

To be taken in: USA

Study Subject: The fellowship is awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: The student researcher receives $3,000, and faculty/staff research advisor receives $1,000 to help offset research costs (e.g., supplies, faculty or student travel related to the project). The stipend can be declined if it is not needed to support the student’s research. Declined stipends would be pooled to offer additional Hilldale Fellowships.


Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Have at least junior standing at time of application
  • Plan collaborative research project with a UW–Madison faculty/staff
  • Plan to graduate in May of the application year
  • While there is no minimum GPA to apply for the Hilldale, projects proposed by students with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or lower typically are not as competitive.
  • Must be in good academic and disciplinary standing to apply

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have at least junior standing at the time of application.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • An abstract of the proposed research (200 words or less, may be single-spaced)
  • Introduction and literature review, detailing the originality and significance of the proposed project
  • Methods section, describing plans for data collection and analysis
  • Timeline for completion of project
  • Conclusion/future directions
  • References (may be single-spaced)

Scholarship Link


Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 2018.

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