iFellows Undergraduate Research Program



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The iUTAH Undergraduate Research Fellows (iFellows) Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students from institutions across the state to gain first-hand research experience in the labs of iUTAH project scientists. Read moreplus icon


  • Program Dates: May 15-July 28, 2017
  • Application Process (Now Closed):
    • Application Deadline was February 10, 2017
    • Applications must be submitted online. The online application contains 4 sections and requires uploading an unofficial copy of all relevant college transcripts.
    • Preview the application in PDF form here.
    • Applications will be reviewed by a panel of iUTAH scientists and educators. Successful applicants will be selected based on:
      1. Scholarly record (e.g. relevant classes, grades, research and other experience)
      2. Alignment of student interests, iUTAH goals, and availability of iUTAH Mentors.
      3. Applicants will be notified of acceptance in March 2017. 


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iFellows receive:

  1. $4,500 stipend for participation in the iFellows program (including a $500 food/living expense allowance)
  2. On-campus housing, if needed
  3. Travel funds and/or transportation to their research site and other iFellows events
  4. Up to $500 for research supplies



  • The Program is open to students from all institutions of higher education in Utah.  Students from institutions that primarily serve undergraduates and students of diverse cultural backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
  • At least two semesters of coursework in iUTAH-related subjects (which could include biology, engineering, informatics, physical sciences, or social sciences).
  • Applicants must plan to be a full time student following the iFellows program at an institution of higher education in Utah.
  • Undergraduate student participants must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent residents of the United States.



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iFellows Accomplishments