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Undergraduate Research & Fellowships Appointments

We provide specialized advising for UNL undergraduates participating in research (UCARE, FYRE) or applying for supported national or international fellowships.

Darby Kelley, Graduate Assistant

Academic Year Only

Undergraduate Research: FYRE

Discuss Fellowships Opportunities:

Gilman Scholarship

Critical Language Scholarship

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Kali Patterson, Project Coordinator

Summer & Academic Year

Undergraduate Research: UCARE, FYRE

Student Research Days symposia

Courtney Santos, Director

Summer & Academic Year

Discuss Fellowships Opportunities:

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Any supported national or international fellowship

Undergraduate Research: UCARE, FYRE

Fellowships Only: If this is your first visit with a fellowships advisor, complete the Prospective Fellowship Candidate Intake Form at least 24 hours prior to the appointment.

This form helps your advisor to make recommendations for scholarships and fellowships and related application strategies that best fit your interests, goals, and experiences.

Undergraduate Creative Activities & Research Experiences (UCARE)

URF Office: Nebraska Union 230 (Kali Patterson)

  • February 12, 9:00 – 11:00 am
  • February 13, 9:00 – 11:00 am
  • February 14, 9:00 – 11:00 am
  • February 15, 9:00 – 11:00 am

Looking for other types of advising?

Comprehensive professional development advice is available from the Career Coach in your College, including:

Career planning

Internships and employment

Graduate admissions


Statements of purpose

Fellowships that are not on our supported national or international fellowship list

Office of Graduate Studies (OGS): Career & Professional Development provides online resources, workshops and individual services to UNL graduate students, including:

Career planning

Teaching and instruction


Fellowship and grant applications

Office Research & Economic Development: Proposal Development partners with faculty, staff and administrators to develop competitive external grant proposals.

Meet a Global Experiences Advisor in your College to plan your study abroad experience, including:

Selecting a program

Study abroad scholarship opportunities

Program budgets

Working on a fellowships or graduate admissions essay? UNL Writing Center Consultants can work with you at any stage of the writing process, from brainstorming and organizing your ideas through polishing a final draft.

The Explore Center helps pre-health and pre-law undergraduates explore interests, skills, and values and create a plan to become a competitive candidate for professional school admissions.

Planning a research project? UNL Library Research Consultants can discuss resources and tools to explore topics, refine questions, manage data, and share your work.


Career Resources


Career Service Hours

Monday 8am-5pm
Tuesday 8am-5pm
Wednesday 8am-5pm
Thursday 8am-5pm
Friday 8am-5pm