Villanova Match Research Program for Freshmen

The Villanova Match Research program provides opportunities for motivated freshmen to pursue undergraduate research in the Spring 2015 semester. Freshmen applicants do not need substantial experience and will serve as research assistants to faculty mentors. If selected for the Match program, freshmen students will conduct research for 10 hours per week for 10 weeks for which they will receive a $1000 stipend for the Spring 2015 semester.

Information regarding 2015 Villanova Match Research opportunities will be available in December 2014.



Application Instructions

 To apply for the Villanova Match program, please complete the following steps:

1.       Review the research projects in the table below.

2.       Identify a research project that interests you.

*(If you do not find a project that matches your interest, please search here for more opportunities and/orcontact Jane Morris at for a meeting).

3.       Submit a resume and cover letter directly to the Faculty Research Mentor via the e-mail address provided in the table by February 1

  • Please include in your one page resume your first semester GPA, high school GPA, and SAT/ACT scores in addition to your academic, professional, and relevant experiences and skills.
  • Please include in your one page cover letter your motivations and qualifications for this research assistantship.

4.       The Faculty Research Mentor will review your application materials (resume and cover letter) and will contact you to interview for the position in early February.