Scholarly research is the process of inquiry that leads to the discovery of new knowledge.  Research by our distinguished scholars, be they faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, or professional research staff, is at the heart of Villanova’s scholarly culture, a culture that is a fundamental part of our community of learners.

The Office of Research Administration offers support for processing and managing research proposals and grants.

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships offers support for student research, national scholarships and fellowships, and the Presidential Scholars program. 


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Student Research Opportunities

The following programs offer support for student research and scholarship:


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Research Administration

The Office of Research Administration offers support for the processing and managing of research proposals and grants.



Associate Vice Provost for Research

Tolentine Hall, Room 103
Office hours are available to all faculty, staff, and students. No appointment necessary. 

Office Hours:
2/3: 10 am-12 pm
2/28: 2-4 pm
3/27: 1:30-3:30 pm
4/26: 1-3 pm

Office of the Provost

Tolentine Hall, Room 103
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610.519.4520
Fax: 610.519.6200

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