Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research Grant to advance

H2H8 Undergraduate Research Grant to advance Humanity

H2H8 Association offers yearly grants for research to advance Humanity to undergraduate students in L&S Division of Mathematical & Physical Sciences, and the College of Engineering, UC Berkeley.

2024 Available Undergraduate Research Grants

Up to twelve US$3,500 awards as stipend for a faculty or Explorer mentor/faculty sponsored research in sophomore, junior or senior year.

H2H8 Consideration in awarding H2H8 Undergraduate Grant

  • Applicant’s potential as future H2H8 member
  • Some examples of research that advances Humanity
    • Advances human knowledge in science
    • Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning
    • Climate change earth preservation, space exploration
    • Advancement in engineering and technology

Application Requirements and 2024 Timeline; Deadline 2/28/2024

  1. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.6 or higher
  2. Apply as freshman, sophomore or junior for next year research grant
  3. Applicant must have a faculty or Explorer sponsorship
  4. Submit online application at www.h2h8.com 1/1/2024 to 2/28/2024
  5. Zoom interview with H2H8 charter members February – April 2024
  6. Faculty recommendation letter required for qualified faculty sponsored applicants April – May 2024
  7. Award announcement from Dean, MPS Division July 2024
  8. Award issued to grant recipients August – October 2024

Apply for Undergraduate Research Grant Application

H2H8 Pioneer Club

Grant recipients become H2H8 Explorers, and join H2H8 Pioneer Club to engage with H2H8 Association. H2H8 Pioneer Club is a community for life

  • Share experiences and activities with other Explorers, and H2H8 members
  • Build lifelong friendship with like-minded individuals
  • Provide learning and support through life challenges
  • Celebrate members’ achievements in advancing Humanity

Explorer membership continues for 2 years after completion of education through postdoc. After the stated 2 years, Explorer will either join H2H8 membership or end H2H8 Association engagement.