Friday, September 14, 2018

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program proposals are due Oct. 8

Submit your proposal to the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) to do research with a faculty mentor and receive stipends of up to $1,500. Application deadline is Monday, Oct. 8.

Get paid to do research!

Submit your research proposal now to the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) for Spring 2019.

About UROP

UROP offers funding to University of Minnesota undergraduate students to work on a research project with a faculty mentor. UROP provides a stipend of up to $1,500 for approximately 120 hours of research.


To be eligible for a UROP project, you must be:
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate degree program
  • In good academic standing
  • Registered for at least six credits during the semester that you will do research

To Apply:

UROP projects can be based on a student's idea or on a faculty member's existing project. You will need to find a faculty member whose research is a match with your interests and abilities and decide together what your project will entail. You must submit the UROP application, your research proposal, and the faculty mentor recommendation form to apply.

Spring 2019 applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.
Students may apply for only one award at each program deadline. Visit the UROP website to apply or find more information including sample proposals, tips on finding a faculty mentor, and program details.

Office of Undergraduate Research