Undergraduate Research Opportunities | Department of Sociology

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF) Supplemental Scholarship

Applicants must first be accepted for the UNT Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF) and have a Department of Sociology faculty serve as their research mentor for the fellowship.

If you are interested in this opportunity please read the information provided in the link below to apply; the deadline is in June. https://honors.unt.edu/research/unt-undergraduate-research-fellowship

If you are chosen for a UNT Undergraduate Research Fellowship and are a Sociology major, then you are entitled to a $500 URF Sociology Supplemental Scholarship as long as your designated research mentor for the fellowship is a Sociology faculty member. You must apply for the scholarship and submit your application at the beginning of the academic year in which you will be a UNT Research Fellow. Please submit to Sociology@unt.edu and insert "URF Sociology Supplemental Scholarship" in the email subject line.

Students previously awarded the Supplemental Scholarship may reapply with each successful URF application. The awarding of this scholarship is subject each year to the availability of funds.

For this scholarship, please complete the application form accessible at this link -

Sociology Supplemental Scholarship Application

UNT Honors College

Higher Education should be a transformative experience, and you should grow as a student and as a person while you are here. The purpose of an Honors education is to prepare you for graduate study, career building, and all the learning pursuits of a lifetime. It is about academic challenges and intellectual growth in a world of opportunity. Ideal candidates for the Honors College are students who love learning and see a world of accomplishment ahead of them as contributing members of society. The Honors College is only open to undergraduate students pursuing their first Bachelors Degree. Applications are due in June for admission the following Fall.

If you receive one of these scholarships please email kelli.butler@unt.edu and attach a copy of your award letter, making sure your name is visible. Please make sure you include your 8 digit UNT student ID number.

Other interested students should complete the online application.

Members of the Honors College should also look into UNT Honors Summer Research program or the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program.