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June 26, 2023 — Washington Research Foundation Fellowships champion undergraduate work on creative and sophisticated research projects in biosciences and related fields. These fellowships recognize students who achieve a high level of accomplishment in research, particularly in areas of new technology development. The Foundation has increased the 10 annual fellowship stipends to $8,000, while additionally offering travel support of up to $1,000 per fellow.
June 7, 2023 — Undergraduate researcher Varuna Ravi, ’23, shares what motivated her to pursue research focusing on Alzheimer’s disease. Ravi’s firsthand experience of the devastating impact Alzheimer’s has on millions of individuals and their families drove her to reimagine how we perceive, comprehend and treat age-associated cognitive decline.
WRF Announces $500,000 Grant To Continue Support For University Of Washington Office of Undergraduate Research
May 31, 2023 — Washington Research Foundation (WRF) has announced a $500,000 grant to the Office of Undergraduate Research at the University of Washington (UW), continuing its support of the program for the next five years. WRF has awarded $1.9 million to the Office of Undergraduate Research since 2004, directly supporting 199 fellows.