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Undergraduate Research

Capstone Scholars and Fellows

Two Programs:

1) The Magellan Journey

No research experience? Interested and motivated to join a faculty mentor's project? THIS is the program for you!

  • First- and second-year Capstone Scholars, in good standing
  • No research experience - all majors eligible
  • Up to $1000 in salary/stipend for first semester

2) The Magellan Apprentice Award 

Already matched with a mentor and project OR ready to try something new? The APPRENTICE is your pathway!

  • First- and second-year Capstone Scholars AND Capstone Fellows, in good standing
  • For projects in collaboration with a mentor (The Office of Undergraduate Research can help you find a mentor!)
  • All majors; funds research, scholarly, and creative projects
  • Up to $1,000 per recipient for salary, materials, and travel


Find out more about the Magellan Journey and how to apply on the Early Researchers page here!

Find out more about the Magellan Apprentice below:

Fall Deadline: Oct. 25, 2022, by 5 p.m.
Announce Date: December 2, 2022
Grant Duration: December 2022 through December 2023

Spring Deadline: Feb. 21, 2023, by 5 p.m.
Announce Date: March 27, 2023
Grant Duration: April 2023 through May 2024


You are required to view the Magellan Programs pre-application video series prior to preparing and submitting your application. Please visit the Applying page and refer to item #1 to learn more and register for access to the videos.


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