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In summer 2016, more than 600 students received fellowships to support internship and research opportunities, totaling more than $2 million. Fellowship recipients represent all of the University's academic offerings, including: business; humanities and arts; languages and literature; leadership studies; math and science; and social sciences.

Here's a look at our most recent student fellows.

URSF awards were split between research and internships
average award
average internship award
average research award

Awards by UR Summer Fellowship Program

  • 46% Spider Internship Funds
  • 28% A&S Summer Research Fellowships
  • 16% research through faculty grants
  • 4% Burrus Fellowship
  • 3% Spider Research Fellowship
  • 3% Civic Fellowships
  • 1% Jepson Summer Research Grants
  • 1% Urban Education Fellowships
  • 1% Chaplaincy Summer Internships

Top Cities Among UR Summer Fellows

  • Richmond
  • New York
  • D.C.
  • London, UK
  • Beijing, China
  • Baltimore
  • Shanghai, China
students of color
first-generation students
international students
varsity athletes

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Videos

URSF National Park Service

URSF National Park Service

Todd Lookingbill has a long history of working with the National Park Service to promote the ecological and educational opportunities of the parks. In this video, Todd and two students — one a summer fellow, and one a former student in one of his classes — talk about how their research supports this ongoing work.

URSF: Cindy Bukach, Cognitive Neuroscience Research Lab

URSF: Cindy Bukach, Cognitive Neuroscience Research Lab

UR Summer Fellowships: Byongho Lee and Ryan Rinn

UR Summer Fellowships: Byongho Lee and Ryan Rinn

Through The Richmond Guarantee, every undergraduate student is eligible to receive a fellowship of up to $4,000 for a summer internship or faculty-mentored research project. Students discuss their summer fellowship experiences.

UR Summer Fellowships: Ainsley Edstrom

UR Summer Fellowships: Ainsley Edstrom

University of Richmond students discuss summer research opportunities that give them a chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects, all while making a difference in the wider world.

UR Summer Fellowships: Masnoon Majeed and Dr. David Stevens

UR Summer Fellowships: Masnoon Majeed and Dr. David Stevens

University of Richmond students discuss summer research opportunities that give them a chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects, all while making a difference in the wider world

UR Summer Fellowships: Christopher Miller, '17

UR Summer Fellowships: Christopher Miller, '17

University of Richmond students discuss summer research opportunities that give them a chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects, all while making a difference in the wider world.

UR Summer Fellowships: Avery Shannon

UR Summer Fellowships: Avery Shannon

University of Richmond students discuss summer research opportunities that give them a chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects, all while making a difference in the wider world.

UR Summer Fellowships: Kelsey Ensign and Dr. Eric Yellin

UR Summer Fellowships: Kelsey Ensign and Dr. Eric Yellin

University of Richmond students discuss summer research opportunities that give them a chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects, all while making a difference in the wider world.

UR Summer Fellowships: Ryan McEvoy and David Brandenberger

UR Summer Fellowships: Ryan McEvoy and David Brandenberger

University of Richmond students discuss summer research opportunities that give them a chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects, all while making a difference in the wider world.

UR Summer Fellowships: Katie Skipper and Libby Gruner

UR Summer Fellowships: Katie Skipper and Libby Gruner

University of Richmond students discuss summer research opportunities that give them a chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects, all while making a difference in the wider world.

UR Summer Fellowship: Taylor Ruoff

UR Summer Fellowship: Taylor Ruoff

University of Richmond students discuss summer research opportunities that give them a chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects, all while making a difference in the wider world.

Summer Experiences in the Sciences

Summer Experiences in the Sciences

chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects, all while making a difference in the wider world.

Summer Experiences in the Performing Arts

Summer Experiences in the Performing Arts

University of Richmond students discuss the performing arts side of summer research opportunities that give them a chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects and internships, all while making a difference in the wider world. (Fall 2013)

Summer Experiences in the Humanities

Summer Experiences in the Humanities

University of Richmond students discuss the humanities side of summer research opportunities that give them a chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects and internships, all while making a difference in the wider world.

Summer Experiences in the Social Sciences

Summer Experiences in the Social Sciences

University of Richmond students discuss the social sciences side of summer research opportunities that give them a chance to explore their passions through hands-on projects and internships, all while making a difference in the wider world. (Fall 2013)

Awards by class year
Awards by school
UR Summer Fellows interned and researched in 21 countries
UR Summer Fellows interned and researched in 27 states