Ethan Fenlon CC’21 Awarded DAAD Study Scholarship

The prestigious award provides full funding for a master's degree in nearly any field at a German university.

Adriana Liimakka SEAS’18 Awarded Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The prestigious fellowship supports immigrants and children of immigrants in the U.S. who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field, providing funding towards a postgraduate degree program of the recipient’s choice.

Three Columbians Named Goldwater Scholars for 2023-2024

Gabriel Mangum Lehmann GS’24, Aiden Sagerman CC’24, and Pranay Talla CC’24 received the scholarship, which is the preeminent undergraduate award in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.

37 Columbia Students Awarded 2023 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) represents one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for young engineers, scientists, and social scientists, and this year’s group represents one of the largest cohorts from Columbia.

Anna Bartoux GS’23 Named James C. Gaither Junior Fellow

Gaither Junior Fellows work as research assistants at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., supporting the institution’s mission of taking on the most difficult global problems and safeguarding peace.

Stan DeLaurentiis CC'23 Named Gates-Cambridge Scholar

The scholarship funds postgraduate study in any subject at the University of Cambridge. Recipients are selected for their outstanding intellectual ability, leadership potential, and commitment to improving the lives of others.

Coleman Yorke CC'20 and Sarah Toscano GSAS'23 Named Luce Scholars

The Luce Scholars Program offers early-career leaders year-long immersive, professional experiences in Asia.


We support Columbia undergraduates and alumni in exploring and applying for internal, national, and international fellowships. We inform students, faculty, and staff about a full range of opportunities and help students determine which programs best meet their intellectual, professional, and personal goals.


Research allows you to build relationships with faculty; explore areas of interest; prepare for a senior thesis; prepare for graduate school; gain new knowledge in a topic of interest; engage in exciting projects during the summer and/or academic year; gain tools that will serve you well as you transition out of college.

Welcome to Undergraduate Research and Fellowships! There are exciting research and fellowship opportunities available to students at every stage of the Columbia experience and beyond.

URF Advisors remain committed to supporting students throughout their fellowship and research journeys. URF offers advising via appointment or virtual walk-in sessions.

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