Resources and Opportunities

The Department of Chemistry offers students opportunities to participate in research using modern equipment. This includes funded opportunities during the summer.  Students are also given access to world class chemical databases and programs.  We encourage all or students to take advantage of these oppurtunities while at Villanova University.

Call for Proposals--2018 Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research (SUGR) Fellowships

Applications are due March 23, 2018.

Also apply for summer housing.


The Center for Research & Fellowships announces the 2018 call for proposals for the Villanova Undergraduate Research Fellows (VURF) Program. Undergraduates may apply for funding to undertake a scholarly research project with a Faculty Sponsor. Research projects are conducted during the summer and students funded by the program will receive a stipend of $3,500 for their summer projects.  The application deadline is March 1.

Information about external opportunities like internships and summer research programs at other institutions are regularly posted on the Department of Chemistry facebook page.

Villanova Chemistry at a Glance:

Degrees Offered: B.S., M.S.
Full Time Faculty: 27
Undergraduate Majors: 150
Graduate Students: 25 full-time, 35 part-time
Building: Mendel Science Center houses research and instructional facilities for 6 scientific departments, including 17 chemistry research labs, as well as an array of modern instrumentation