Being an Emerging Scholar
As an Emerging Scholar, you are paid an hourly wage to assist a professor with a research or creative project. You will also participate in monthly professional development sessions throughout the year. The program is open to first-year students (freshman or transfer students) who accept a Federal Work-Study (FWS) Award.
Dawn Tallchief, Ph.D, Assistant Director for Student Programs
- Incoming student (Freshmen or Transfer)
- Accept a Federal Work-Study (FWS) Award
Why this Program?
- Get paid to learn: Your work study job will directly benefit your education. You'll have a chance to learn more about an area of interest. This experience may help you make a decision about a major and will expose you to a variety of opportunities on campus.
- Connect with a professor: Getting to know a professor well during your freshman year gives you many advantages.
- Meet other students doing research: You'll take part in paid professional development sessions at least once per month. During these sessions you'll have a chance to get to know other Emerging Scholars and Center for Undergraduate Research staff.
Application Window for Fall 2022:
May 1, 2022-July 1, 2022 (Priority deadline June 1)