Scholars Independent Research Fellowships Foster Innovative Projects Across the Disciplines

University Scholars demand to be challenged, are passionate about learning, and innovate when given the freedom to explore. The Program provides the intellectual and financial resources that enable Scholars to perform high-caliber, in-depth work. In Summer 2015, we awarded nearly 40 Scholars Independent Research Fellowships, which provide up to $5,000 for University Scholars to undertake independent research and creative projects in close collaboration with a faculty mentor. Projects included an assessment of Cuba’s natural disaster resiliency infrastructure, a documentary film exploring how entrepreneurs tell their stories, and a photojournalistic portfolio chronicling the marginalized voices of Ferguson, MO. Scholars shared their work with their peers and the whole Northeastern community at our annual Scholars Research Symposium.

Learn more about these innovative projects by viewing the Scholars' posters below.