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Research + Mentorship = Transformative Experiences

The Charles Center curates a variety of mentored research experiences for W&M undergraduates.

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Cultivating thinkers who change the world


Honors Program

Completing an Honors project can be one of the most academically rewarding experiences of a student's undergraduate career and can enhance career opportunities and graduate school applications.


Mentored Research

300+ undergraduate students received Charles Center funding in support of their research this year.

Interested in learning how to apply for research support?


Research-driven Internships

Looking to gain career skills by pursuing your academic passion in the summer?

Check out these opportunities to gain valuable experience researching and devising solutions to real-world problems.


Scholars Programs

The W&M Scholars Undergraduate Research Experience (WMSURE), James Monroe Scholars, 1693 Scholars, and Sharpe Community Scholars programs provide enhanced opportunities for undergraduate research and collaboration with faculty members.

CC in springtime

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Currently, 1 out of every 5 W&M undergraduates pursues mentored research through Charles Center experiences. 

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Mentor tributes from graduating students


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Charles Center William & Mary P.O. Box 8795 Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

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