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The Baker Program in Undergraduate Research at Weinberg College offers grants to support undergraduate students in independent research, creative work, and presentations at academic conferences. These grants are funded by the Weinberg College Dean’s Office and Weinberg College alumni, including the Baker family, whose support makes these undergraduate research grants possible.

For Weinberg College students, the chance to deeply explore an issue or question of great consequence alongside a renowned faculty member is increasingly becoming a defining learning experience. 

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Research has played a pivotal role in their lives.

Heather ’92 and Felix Baker believe that the intellectual challenge of doing academic research at the Northwestern University Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences can be transformative for undergraduate students.

Meet the Bakers