Undergraduate Research Fellows

This program is designed to create new opportunities for undergraduate research and provides a $1,200 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 be eligible to work in the United States. Faculty must have at least one scholarly work in the past three years.

Application Submission

Please provide a description of your project (between 300-500 words total) that addresses the following: 

  1. Description of Project
    - What is the focus of your project and why is it important?
    - How do you intend to carry out your research project?
    - What do you hope to accomplish?
  2. Learning Objectives
    - What knowledge/skills do you hope to gain from this experience?
  3. Essay why this is important for you? (200 - 300 words)

Next Application Dates: Apr. 26, 2024 (Fall 2024) and Sept 13. 2024 (Fall 2024).

Complete your URF applicationPlease contact the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, Warner Hall, Rm 2113, 308-865-8702 for more information.