Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

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Welcome to the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships! Established in 2001, we've helped connect hundreds of Villanova students to programs of research and scholarship around the world. Currently, we provide support for three programs:

If you are a student interested in any of these opportunities, or if you are a faculty member working with a qualified, motivated student, please feel free to stop by our office in Garey Hall 38 or call at 610-519-8803.

Students can make an appointment with a CURF staff member using Handshake's Appointments feature. Choose the "CURF Consultation" option and follow the prompts.

We also provide databases of external research opportunities and fellowship opportunities for students to investigate.

Contact Information

Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships
Garey Hall 38
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
curf@villanova.edu
610-519-8803

Dr. Michael T. Westrate
Director
michael.westrate@villanova.edu
610-519-5928

Kurt Davies
Assistant Director
kurt.davies@villanova.edu
610-519-8852

Catherine Stecyk
Assistant Director
catherine.stecyk@villanova.edu
610-519-8766

Chelsea Benincasa
Program Coordinator, Presidential Scholars Program
chelsea.benincasa@villanova.edu
610-519-5935