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Scholars will work closely with a faculty mentor of their choosing over the course of their research project. Faculty mentors must be Tufts faculty, and can come from any of the University’s schools. Faculty mentors will receive a monetary research award.

Students are encouraged to explore faculty websites and speak with faculty that they are interested in working with as soon as possible. Faculty can work with the student to help create a research plan.

Faculty willing to work with Laidlaw Scholars are listed below, though students are not limited to working with these faculty:

Other faculty who are interested in becoming mentors for the Laidlaw Scholars program should email

Students may be part of a Laidlaw International Partnership, a research project based and supervised at The University of St Andrews. More information about this option can be found here.