What is this database for?

To encourage the VCU community to engage in research, Auctus gathers fellowships, internships, conferences, symposiums and other opportunities into a searchable database.

How do I find my area of study? These opportunities are categorized as Creative, Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM or All Disciplines, and can be filtered into these groups with the provided search tools.

Each category includes - but is not limited to - the following areas of study:

Creative: music, visual arts, performing arts, literary composition, creative writing and fine arts.

Humanities: history, linguistics, languages, literature, philosophy, ethics, logic, mass communications and religion.

Social Sciences: anthropology, archaeology, cultural and ethnic studies, economics, education, gender/sexuality, geography, political science, policy, business, psychology and sociology.

STEM: astronomy, earth sciences, chemistry, physics, computer sciences, technology, engineering, environmental sciences and health care.

All Disciplines: These opportunities are open to all of the disciplines listed above.

What if I have something to add?

To inform Auctus of an opportunity that is not listed, or to report a broken or outdated link, contact an editor through

Academic Disciplines Research Program Contact
All DisciplinesUROP Summer Fellowship for Undergraduate ResearchHerb Hill
All DisciplinesNational Collegiate Honors Council
All DisciplinesHonors Summer Undergraduate Research ProgramDr. Jacqueline Smith-Mason
All DisciplinesNCSU Undergraduate Research
All DisciplinesGlobal Education Undergraduate Research FellowshipsHerb Hill
All DisciplinesBoren Scholarships and FellowshipsChristopher Powers, 1-800-618-NSEP (6737)
All DisciplinesPresidential Management Fellows
All DisciplinesTruman or (VCU Honors only)
All DisciplinesUndergraduate Fellowships for Community-Engaged and Translational ResearchHerb Hill
All DisciplinesUndergraduate Fellowships for Clinical and Translational ResearchHerb Hill
All DisciplinesVCU Education Abroad ScholarshipsStephanie Tignor
All Disciplines, focus on Interdisciplinary ProjectsArts Undergraduate Research Grant ProgramDavid Holland
All Disciplines, focus on Science and Social SciencesVCU Spit for
All Disciplines, focus on foreign languagesCritical Language Scholarship ProgramU.S. Department of State, 202-833-7522
ArtsDean's International Study GrantDavid Holland
ArtsInternships for Art MajorsDavid Holland
Arts, Business, Engineering, Humanites & Sciencesda Vinci Center Undergraduate CertificateSeth Caskey
BiologyIndependent Study and Undergraduate
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, CalculusPhysiology and Biophysics SURPDr. Gea-Ny-Tseng
ChemistryChemistry REUDr. Suzanne Ruder
EngineeringInternships in EngineeringAnita Taylor
EngineeringSchool of Engineering Senior DesignDr. Vennie Filippas
EnglishEnglish InternshipsR. Dale Smith
Focus on Science, Health and BiomedicalCenter on Health Disparities Research Training ProgramsDr. Sarah Golding
Forensic ScienceInternships in Forensic ScienceEric Hazelrigg
Mass CommunicationsMass Comm. InternshipsMaggie McDearmon
Mechanical and Nuclear EngineeringM&N Engineering InternshipsAllison Bell
Pre-med and PediatricJACKS Pediatric and Neonatal ResearchDr. Hendricks-Munoz
PsychologyUndergraduate Research in
PsychologyPSYC Research
Science, Health and BiomedicalMCV Summer ResearchDr. Gordon Archer
Science, Health and BiomedicalMicrobiology and Infectious Disease Public Health Epidemiology ProgramHarold Greenwald
Science, Technology, Engineering, MathGoldwater Scholarships
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