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Undergraduate Research

At Willamette, undergraduate research means much more than writing an assigned paper for class.

Our students engage in meaningful, hands-on research that often leads to published results in journals, national fellowships or public presentations — opportunities many other students don’t have until graduate school.

We offer more than 75 competitive undergraduate research grants annually in all subject areas, from the arts to the natural sciences to the humanities. In addition, our professors often invite students to collaborate on scholarly projects — thus helping them develop valuable critical thinking, writing and analytical skills.

Research Opportunities

Learn about the wide array of Willamette-funded research programs for undergraduates.

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Student Academic Grants and Awards

SAGA administers several research programs and provides help in finding other opportunities.

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Centers of Excellence

Willamette's centers provide unique research programs dedicated to a range of disciplines.

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