Student Awards and Opportunities
Scholarships, Fellowships, Societies, Prizes
Exceptional Opportunities for Excellent Students
The following opportunities are available to MIT undergraduates — regardless of major — who have demonstrated excellence in some aspect of the humanities, arts, and social sciences.
The Burchard Scholars Program brings together students and faculty members in a series of monthly dinner seminars.
SHASS Undergraduate Fund
The Undergraduate Fund support undergraduate projects whose central focus is within the areas of study of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
De Florez Fund for Humor
Funding for MIT students, faculty, and staff
The Kelly-Douglas Fund includes two awards for undergraduates: the I. Austin Kelly III Essay Prize and the Kelly-Douglas Traveling Fellowship.
The faculty committee that elects students to MIT’s chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society takes into account several criteria relating to a student’s HASS coursework
A fellowship for an exceptional MIT undergraduate to spend the summer in The Hague, Netherlands, studying the Golden Age of Dutch and Flemish art and culture—with special access to the Royal Picture Gallery, Mauritshuis
Main MIT listing of scholarships and fellowships
Awards and prizes available to MIT undergraduates from the SHASS academic disciplines