The Harvard College Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (URAF) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive undergraduate community at Harvard College where each student has the tools, access to opportunities, and support to thrive. Read our Diversity and Inclusion Statement.


The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (URAF) serves Harvard College students as well as faculty and administrators across the university as the primary source of information about undergraduate research and prestigious scholarships at Harvard and beyond.

Guided by principles that underscore the importance and significance of research experiences in a liberal arts education, the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (URAF) supports the mission of Harvard College by strategically planning, developing, and realizing policies, programming, and funding to effectively steward formative, substantive research and postgraduate fellowship opportunities. Thus, URAF’s practices serve to augment the curricular choices and intellectual growth of all undergraduates as well as enhance scholarly relationships with their peers, Harvard faculty, and academic specialists around the world.


Fall Semester 2022 Drop-In Advising Now Available!

URAF advisors are available for virtual drop-in advising Mondays through Thursdays, 2:00pm - 4:00pm ET.

Click here for the Zoom link.

You can also meet with URAF advisors in-person or virtually for full advising appointments. See our advising page for more information.

Event Recordings

Did you miss one of URAF's info sessions?
Are you looking to review the material covered at one of our events?

You can access a list of URAF event recordings! (HarvardKey login required.)

Interested in hearing from URAF about undergraduate research and fellowships opportunities?

Register to join the URAF email listserv!

Download URAF Applications



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