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The Peter J. Eloranta Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships are awarded each spring to MIT undergraduates who have submitted proposals to conduct novel research or further develop innovative ideas, devices, prototypes, etc. The Eloranta Summer Fellowship Committee makes the award based on its review of submitted proposals. In making awards, the selection committee looks for proposals with a WOW quality: Well-written, Original, and Workable. Each individual fellowship is $7,000 and may be used to cover project materials and services costs, travel, and/or living expenses.

Explore this site to learn more about this exciting opportunity, including proposal guidelines, application dates, and more.

  • Fellowship Information Sessions will be held during the 2017-2018 academic year. Please check back in the fall for the schedule. Attend one of these sessions to learn more about how to craft a winning proposal.
  • Summer 2018 Proposal Deadline: April 6, 2018. 



Submit your application proposal and related materials electronically to: eloranta-www@mit.edu.