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Research Opportunities:

Double Hoo Research Grant


Deadline: 2017-02-13 (UVa Internal)

The Double Hoo Research Grant supports pairs of undergraduate and graduate scholars seeking to pursue joint research projects. The award is intended to encourage collaborative interaction between the undergraduate and graduate communities at the University. Proposals from all schools at the University will be considered.


Current first, second, and transfer undergraduate students; graduate students enrolled in a doctoral program. Applicants must be full-time UVa students and must remain enrolled at the University through the completion of their project. Applications must be submitted jointly by undergraduate-graduate student pairs.


One year


Awards of up to $6,000 will be granted to undergrad/grad pairs, to be used within one year. Applicants must provide an itemized budget describing the support requested for each student. Faculty advisors will receive $500 in research funds.

Application Process

Applicants must submit a research project proposal, a budget, a timeline for project completion, two letters of recommendation from faculty members, including one from the faculty advisor, and transcripts for each student. Application forms will be available on the Center for Undergraduate Excellence home page, Applicants proposing international projects must submit an international projects travel form to the International Studies Office (see application for link to this form).

Learn More

Please contact Brian Cullaty at in the Center for Undergraduate Excellence for more information.