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.
  • URAF is open for virtual appointments only until Tuesday, January 17, 2023 when we reopen for in-person visits. The office will be closed for the winter holidays beginning Thursday, December 22, 2022, reopening virtually  Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Welcome!

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.

 

Spring Term 2023 Virtual Open Hours Advising Begin Tuesday, January 17!

URAF advisors will be available for virtual open hours advising from 2-4pm Monday through Friday during the spring term.
 


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

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News

Rhodes Trust

8 Harvard College seniors named 2023 Rhodes Scholars

November 23, 2022
Congratulations to Harvard College seniors Sílvia Casacuberta-Puig '23, Henry Cerbone '23, Tessa Haining '23, Amisha Kambath '23, Lauren Kim '23, Marcus Montague-Mfuni '23, Isaac Robinson '23, and Brian Wee '23, who have been named 2023 Rhodes Scholars!  Casacuberta-Puig received a Global Rhodes Scholarship; Montague-Mfuni a South Africa Rhodes Scholarship; and, Cerbone, Haining, Kambath, Kim, Robinson, and Wee were named US Rhodes Scholars. You can read more about these students in the... Read more about 8 Harvard College seniors named 2023 Rhodes Scholars
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