Charles M. Gray Research Fellowship

The Charles M. Gray Research Fellowship supports undergraduate students’ original, faculty mentored research in their final years of study. The award aims to allow students to synthesize knowledge and approaches from broad fields of study in projects of their own design related to BA theses or junior papers. Students in the FundamentalsLaw, Letters, and SocietyEnvironmental & Urbanization StudiesReligious Studies and Global Studies programs may apply for this summer research opportunity.

Charles Montgomery Gray was a distinguished legal historian, a winner of the Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and a professor in the Department of History. He was the author of the books: Copyhold, Equity and the Common Law; History of the Common Law, Hugh Latimer and the Sixteenth Century; and Renaissance and Reformation England. He also had written numerous articles about legal history and Volumes I, II, III and IV of Jurisdiction in Early Modern English Law. He served as co-editor of the Journal of Modern History, with Professor Hanna H. Gray, president emeritus of the University. 

The Charles M. Gray Research Fellowship was created to honor his memory and to encourage in a new generation of students his devotion to learning and thoughtful research.