Undergraduate Research

OCRF Benefits

Fellows receive one summer of support, mentoring, and funding for student research including:

  • A stipend of $4,500 (before taxes) per summer
  • An additional $350 per summer for research supplies or travel
  • On-campus housing is available at a flat rate for the duration of OSRI; funding is available based on financial need 
  • Mentoring from an Oberlin College or Conservatory faculty member
  • Professional-development workshops and activities
  • Participation in the annual Oberlin College Undergraduate Research Symposium

Fellows will also have the ability to reapply for a second summer. 

Fellows are required to be in residence in Oberlin during the research experience to participate in OCRF workshops and activities and the Oberlin Summer Research Institute (OSRI).