Go Further

The end results of a successful research, arts, or synthesis experience are varied, but offer many opportunities.

Making the Most of Your Independent Project

Student discussing her poster with a SURPS attendee.

Share your research, creative work, senior synthesis or public service project with the broader university community.

Share the results of your project with others in your field and gain valuable feedback on your work.

A student kneels to take a measurement outdoors.

One of the most satisfying outcomes of a research or creative project can be an honors thesis, senior performance, or other capstone project. Talk to your department and faculty mentor about the right outlet for your endeavors.

Baccalaureate Ceremony 2012. Credits: Linda A. Cicero and Steve Fyffe, Stanford News Service.

There are many nationally competitive fellowships that recognize promising researchers and scholars. These often support further scholarly research or graduate study. Seek guidance from your faculty mentors to identify the next steps in your field of study, and consult with fellowship offices on campus to identify opportunities that support your goals.