National Fellowships & Undergraduate Research

Lisska Center for Intellectual Engagement
Paid International Research & Grants
1:1 Research With Faculty
Intellectual Community

Engage Your Intellect

Paid one-on-one research with faculty mentors, international research, and post-graduate fellowships.

Fellowships Advising

Intensive one-on-one support helps applicants identify appropriate awards, tailor multi-year academic and extracurricular plans, write their application essays, and assemble competitive applications.

Summer Scholars

This flagship program gives students a unique venue in which to experiment with ideas and artistic expression, pursue an intellectual passion, and conduct research—free from the pressures of grades and credit.

Academic Funding

The Lisska Center for Intellectual Engagement serves as a funding hub for student research and travel for academic enhancement purposes, such as making a presentation at an academic conference, attending a workshop, or accompanying a professor on a research trip.

Intellectual & Leadership Programs

Special programs increase academically high-achieving students’ competitive advantage for prestigious national fellowships, top graduate programs, and employment in industry-leading companies. In addition, the Lisska Center provides a forum for roundtable discussions, presentations, and debates on a wide variety of topics.

Top Fulbright College

Denison is a Fulbright Top Producing Institution.

Denison students are well-prepared to thrive as Fulbright awardees as a result of the college’s rigorous academics, significant research and internship opportunities, and impactful faculty mentorship.

“These Fulbright awards are a testament to our students’ energy, creativity, and commitment to cultural exchange. A Denison education equips its students with rewarding academic experiences, valuable skills, and comfort navigating in an increasingly globalized world.”

—Adam Davis, Director of the Lisska Center for Intellectual Engagement

Research in Action

Peering into black holes

Physics major Jaelyn Roth’s research helps astrophysicists see supermassive black holes and their related phenomenon more clearly.

A history lesson all his own

With help from history professor Megan Threlkeld, Carter Patton ’23 tapped his family past for an inventive senior project on World War II.

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