The Thrill of Discovery

Cutting-edge research is an integral part of the culture at Carolina. More than 90% of Honors Carolina students get involved in undergraduate research projects, through summer fellowships and by completing a Senior Honors Thesis.

Honors Carolina students enjoy countless opportunities to work alongside faculty mentors who are conducting breakthrough research. Engaging in original inquiry and investigation allows students to develop new skills and experience the thrill of discovery.

Visit UNC’s Office for Undergraduate Research

The UNC Office for Undergraduate Research is an excellent resource to help students identify research opportunities and learn more about the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program.


Apply for A Senior Honors Thesis Research Grant

Grants up to $500 are available to offset costs associated with Senior Honors Thesis projects. Learn more.


Golding Fund

The Golding Fund for Study of Slavery and the African American Experience provides financial support to promote undergraduate research on slavery and the African American experience from the early 17th through the late 19th centuries.


Research is creating new knowledge.