Jerome A. Schiff Undergraduate Fellows Program

The Jerome A. Schiff Undergraduate Fellows Program provides funding for students to perform an innovative research or pedagogical project under the guidance of a Brandeis faculty mentor. See the 2022-23 Fellowship Recipients. Learn more about the Schiff Fellows program.

Eligibility Criteria

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Amount, Duration of Award

Application Requirements

Dates, Deadlines and Notifications

Congratulations to the 2022-2023 Jerome A Schiff Fellows!

Shivani Bhut ’23

(Biology; Neuroscience)

Identification of Cellular Proteins Involved in Macropinocytosis

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Tijana Ivanovic

MJ Ibrahim ’23

(HSSP)

PaperLess (A Resource Database for Undocumented Undergraduate Students)

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kristen Lucken

Anna Kang ’23

(Philosophy; Politics)

Kant and Our Attitudinal Obligations to Others and Ourselves

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kate Moran

Feigele Lechtchiner ’23

(Economics; Urban Studies - IIM)

Mapping the Relationship Between Community Engagement and Sacred Spaces in Boston

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Muna Guvenc Leon Ospina

Chloe Nolin ’23

(Biology)

Building Undergraduate Research Programs in the Brandeis Human Performance Lab: Assessing Student-Athlete Training and Recovery

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Maria Miara

Fijare Plous ’24

(Biology)

Mechanism of single-stranded DNA template in CRISPR/Cas9 retron based gene editing

Faculty Mentor: Dr. James Haber

Roshni Ray ’24

(Neuroscience)

Biology in Powers of Ten: Quantitative Biology through Estimation Problems

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Melissa Kosinski-Collins

Logan Shanks ’24

(AAAS; WGS; English)

Hoochiemamas, Babymamas, and Strippers: Exploring the interiority of contemporary Black female Archetypes

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Anya Wallace

Sasha Soboleva ’23

(Linguistics)

Language Buddy Program

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Elena Gonzalez Ros

Jason Walter ’23

(Politics)

The U.S., International Organizations, and the Use of Force

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kerry Chase

Grace Wang ’23

(HSSP; Biology)

Building Undergraduate Research Programs in the Brandeis Human Performance Lab: Promoting health and well-being through physical activity among Brandeis students

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Maria Miara