Elizabeth Lee Moody Undergraduate Research Fellowship



  • Any returning Rice student in a degree-granting program with a declared humanities major.
  • Any new student who has not yet declared their humanities major but who intends on majoring in a humanities discipline (Please note – students are welcome to join the cohort undeclared, however they must declare their humanities major to be eligible to receive their summer funding)
  • Applicants must be enrolled full time and in good academic standing
  • First-year, sophomore and junior applicants are all eligible for summer funding. Seniors who apply to join the cohort are unable to receive summer funding as this funding must be spent ahead of graduation. 

Application Procedure:

  • Applications for the upcoming academic year open on August 1st and close September 8th
  • You can complete the online application here

If you have any questions regarding the application process or the fellowship more generally, please don’t hesitate to contact Associate Dean Natasha Bowdoin (