Current Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Diversity and Inclusion Science Initiative (DISI) Undergraduate Fellowship

The DISI Undergraduate Fellowship is sponsored by the Sanford School Diversity and Inclusion Science Initiative (DISI). This fellowship provides financial support for two undergraduate students to work on their own independent DISI-related research project. Research projects should contribute to the ongoing goals of DISI, which include reducing prejudice, stereotyping, and exclusion; and supporting inclusion and social engagement, to promote the wellbeing of children, youth and families.

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  • Recipients will receive a stipend of $2,000 per semester
  • Work with a faculty mentor on a DISI-related project during Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Participate in the DISI sponsored events and workshops.
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  • Students with a minimum of sophomore standing.
  • Enrolled as a full-time student during the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Majoring in Family and Human Development or Sociology.
  • Able to commit to full participation in the program (10 hours per week).
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How to Apply

The deadline for application is February 1, 2020

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Manuela Jimenez Herrera:

Project TEAS

Project TEAS is looking for part-time, undergraduate research assistants to work on a study of elementary teachers' and students' experiences across the subjects of math, science, and literacy. Join our team!!!

  • Gain helpful experience for grad school and job applications!
  • Make valuable connections with ASU faculty!
  • Get credit while doing something interesting, important, and hands-on!
  • Stay on TEAS for more than one semester, and have the opportunity to get paid!

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Leigh McLean

Understanding How Teachers Support Student Leadership during the Better Together Challenge Program

In the Better Together Challenge Study, you will have the opportunity to facilitate focus groups with adolescents, transcribe and summarize focus group data, assist with data management tasks, and learn about both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

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Janniqua A. Dawkins

ASU SIBS Program

An afterschool program just for sisters and brothers! Children will participate in discussions, games, craft activities, and family fun nights, which are expected to help children develop better social skills, better peer relations, and better focus at school.

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Contact for more information or to apply:

Kim Updegraff at