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This program is designed to create new opportunities for undergraduate research and provides a $1,000 annual stipend to students to participate in activities and projects tailored to their academic major. Such efforts will develop student understanding of scholarly inquiry, skills associated with research and creative activity, and an ability to design and complete your own scholarly projects.
Read the FY 15-16 Assessment Report.
To be eligible for an undergraduate research fellowship, students must meet the following criteria:
The first step in the application process is to talk to faculty in your area of interest, and find a faculty member willing to be your mentor. Qualified faculty should have a track record of scholarly productivity and of mentoring student research projects. Once you find a mentor, work with them to complete this application form.
The application package will include:
Submit this application package by 4 p.m. on the appropriate deadline date in the Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity in Conrad Hall, Room 115.
Application Date Decision Date Number to be Accepted
November 6 December 2 20
April 15 April 28 100*
*Note: 2015-2016 Fellows who wish to continue in 2016-2017 must go through the full application process.
Download the application form: URF Application for Spring 2017
Spring 2016 Fellows can download the URF Project Report Form after completing their research project.
Download the URF Project Report Form: URF Project Report Spring 2016
Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, Conrad Hall #115, 308-865-8702 for more information.