SHARP logo Hope College, Holland, Michigan
Hope College Research Distinctives applicants

complete list of projects

participating departments



All About Sharp

Recognized for excellence in undergraduate research...

US News and World Report Hope College consistently remains in the top 100 Liberal Arts Colleges in the nation. The “Best Colleges” guide published by “U.S. News & World Report” recognizes Hope as one of just 32 institutions of all types that provide outstanding undergraduate research/creative project opportunities.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Over $5.35 Million in grants for research with students:
2012 grant: $1.0 million
2008 grant: $1.4 million
2004 grant: $1.5 million
2000 grant: $750,000
1996 grant: $700,000
Beckman Scholars Program

Hope College is one of only 12 colleges and universities nationwide, and the only institution from Michigan, to receive a 2015 Beckman Scholars Program award.

Hope College is one of only three colleges or universities receiving as many as seven awards over the last 17 years.

NSF- Research Experience for Undergraduates Since 2006, Hope has received 37 REU's
2013: 5 REU Programs
2012: 4 REU Programs
2011: 5 REU Programs
2010: 6 REU Programs
2009: 4 REU Programs
2008: 3 REU Programs
2007: 4 REU Programs
2006: 6 REU Programs
Project Kaleidoscope

Recognizes us as "a program that works"

Hope Graduates are recognized for their excellent skills...

Franklin and Marshall Study Top 6% in Nation for future Ph.D. holders (1920-1995)
NSF Graduate Fellowships 22 fellowship awardees and 22 honorable mentions since 2002.
Beckman Foundation 11 Beckman Scholarships have been awarded to Hope students since 2002.

7 Goldwater scholarships and 15 honorable mentions since 2005.

External grants

External Grants

2013-2014: $1.7 million
2012-2013: $4.9 million
2011-2012: $3.9 million
2010-2011: $4.8 million
2009-2010: $6.5 million
2008-2009: $4.0 million




© 2007-2010 Hope College, Holland, Michigan, USA. All rights reserved.