Collaborative student and faculty research

Blugold Fellowship success story

Blugold Fellowship

What will you discover?

Imagine working side-by-side with a college professor to create a new product, develop a marketing campaign, or research a vital community issue. Sound exciting? The opportunity can be yours through the Blugold Fellowship offered by UW-Eau Claire, a university nationally known for undergraduate research and student/faculty collaboration.

What is the Blugold Fellowship?

Each year UW-Eau Claire offers twenty incoming freshmen a unique opportunity to work about five hours per week as assistants to university faculty on special projects or collaborative research. Students selected for the Blugold Fellowship receive a $1,500 scholarship and, for their work as faculty assistants, a $1,200 stipend; renewable in the sophomore year for a total value of $5,400. The full description can be found on the Foundation website.

What are the benefits?

  • Gain in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience for your career or graduate school.
  • Build a strong connection to faculty and community members.
  • Do research that may lead to publishable results.
  • Get paid for a fascinating experience.


Apply today at the Admissions website!

For questions email BlugoldFellowship@uwec.edu

Accepting the Blugold Fellowship allowed me to travel the world, establish myself among some of the most prestigious people in my field and gain awesome experiences to prepare me for a promising future.

Dawn Holte, music alumna, Blugold Fellow
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