Developing undergraduate scholars through nationally competitive scholarships, fellowships, and postgraduate opportunities

The Center for Scholarly Advancement (CSA) supports current undergraduate members of the College, recent graduates and College alumni by providing information and guidance about nationally competitive funding opportunities, graduate school and associated application processes. CSA staff members provide general support to students by identifying relevant opportunities and assisting in strategically planning for those opportunities, closely mentor students through rigorous application processes, and facilitate campus endorsement procedures when relevant. Student and alumni are encouraged to use the searchable database to browse available scholarships, fellowships, and post-graduate opportunities.

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Undergraduate members of the College interested in receiving regular information on upcoming competitions, deadlines, and workshops can subscribe to the Fellowships Info listserv by isiting

To schedule an advising appointment, call (773) 702.7157. General inquiries may also be directed to

Other Funding Options

Students seeking information about financial aid or grants for study at the University of Chicago should refer to the Office of College Aid.