Whitman College faculty understand the value of research experiences for undergraduate students. They pride themselves on making these opportunities available for our students, 无论是在教室里, 实验室,甚至校园之外.

不论专业或兴趣领域, students at Whitman College have many opportunities to partner with faculty members on research that will have an impact on their field. Students often co-author papers with their professors, publishing in leading peer-reviewed journals.

每年春天,学院都会展示学生的研究成果  亚虎娱乐官网会议. This daylong celebration of scholarship and creativity is filled with presentations and poster sessions where students can display the knowledge and discoveries made during senior thesis and extracurricular research endeavors. 

The  Office of Fellowships & Grants is also available to help students identify and apply for external prestigious awards that offer opportunities to pursue scholarship in the U.S. and abroad. Assistance with apply for external grant funding is provided by the  奖助金及基金会关系办公室.


Whitman College offers multiple ways for students to participate in research. 除了这些正式的项目, students are also encouraged to reach out to faculty members and ask if they have active projects that could benefit from a student research assistant.


Abshire Scholar Awards are given each semester to student/faculty teams. Students are nominated by Whitman professors having a need for assistance in their scholarly pursuits.  了解更多关于Abshire学者奖的信息.

Adam Dublin Award

The Adam Dublin Award was established to support scholarly or creative work relating to multiculturalism in the United States or abroad. The award is named for the late Adam Dublin '96 in memory of his positive spirit and his commitment to diversity while a student at Whitman.  了解更多关于亚当都柏林奖.

Beckman Scholars

The Beckman Scholars Program is sponsored by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation to provide an in-depth, sustained undergraduate research experience for exceptionally talented, 美国大学全日制本科生.S. 四年制大专院校. The program supports research for four students (1 or 2 each year) and their pre-approved faculty mentor over two consecutive summers and one academic year. Students may also be invited to attend the Annual Beckman Symposium. Beckman research focuses on students studying in chemistry, BBMB, biology or pre-health.  了解更多关于贝克曼学者的信息.


The purpose of the Faculty-Student Summer Research Scholarship is to make it possible for faculty to collaborate with continuing Whitman students in their professional work, allowing for a rich learning opportunity for students to gain first-hand knowledge of the methods and challenges of sustained scholarly work. These collaborative projects are expected to be of such quality that they might lead to publication, 展览或性能.  了解更多关于教师-学生夏季研究.


Up to two Whitman students per year will be selected to join a summer research program at Friday Harbor Laboratories, Washington. Living, dining, and travel expenses are paid for along with a stipend for the student. Students will be matched with faculty mentors and will contribute to projects investigating the physiology or ecology of marine organisms, within the spectacular and biodiverse environments of the San Juan Islands. A major component of this program is mentoring and professional development for student participants. Each year, the Biology department chair will announce the application process to Biology majors over winter break or early in the spring semester. Learn more about the 星期五·港在这里做研究实习.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Each year, Whitman students are selected to participate in summer research projects at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. Students have been supported to work on projects ranging from the molecular evolution of HIV pathogenesis, to cellular markers of Graft vs Host Disease in bone marrow and stem cell recipients, 在肿瘤细胞中调控细胞周期, 人类乳头瘤病毒疫苗的有效性. 了解更多关于SURP项目的信息.


从2020年夏天开始, two Whitman students will be selected for a summer research opportunity through the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Students will have the opportunity to work on a range of research projects at any of the Mayo Clinic research sites in Rochester Minnesota, Jacksonville, Florida, or Scottsdale, Arizona. Potential research areas include biochemistry and molecular biology, metabolic disease, 生物医学工程和生理学, 临床和转化科学, immunology, molecular pharmacology, 神经科学和病毒学. 了解更多关于梅奥SURF计划的信息.

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