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Research Opportunities

St. Clair Drake Faculty Research Fellowships

Each year the Drake Center rewards between 3-5 fellowships to faculty whose research activities could lead to the improvement of the quality of life of those who live in our nations urban areas. The grants are competitive and awarded on annual basis. Drake fellows are required to conduct seminars on their research during the year the fellowship awarded. The fellowships carry award of $1,000 that can be used to support travel, technology, research and software needs.

St. Clair Drake Community Service Award

Each year the Drake Center recognizes the efforts of three undergraduate and/or graduate students to improve their communities (e.g., school, neighborhood, etc.,). The awards of $500.00 each granted based on recommendations from faculty, staff and community members and a completed application.

For more information on the Faculty Research Fellowship or the St. Clair Drake Community Service Award, please call at 312-341-3864 or 312-341-3693.