Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
About SCSE UROP Program
The University of Minnesota's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) offers financial awards two times per year to full-time undergraduate students for research, scholarly, or creative projects undertaken in partnership with a faculty member.
The UROPs program encourages students to pursue scholarly activity and academic interests outside of their regular classroom experiences by conducting research. Undergraduate students identify an area of interest they would like to study, connect with a faculty mentor and develop a proposal for the work they would like to pursue. Proposals are reviewed by SCSE faculty. Awardees are notified of their successful submission and receive funding to support their work.
Awards include up to $1,800 in a scholarship award for hours worked and up to $300 for project-related expenses.
Important Dates and Deadlines
Monday September 11, 2023: Information Meeting on UROP Program in 70 Montague Hall (refreshments will be served)
Monday October 9, 2023 at 11:59pm: Deadline for Applications and Proposals for Spring 2024 Projects
Mid-February 2024: Deadline for Applications and Proposals for Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 Projects
Due to the large volume of applications and processing requirements, UROP deadlines are strict. Late applications are not accepted.
If you have questions about the UROP program, contact:
Swenson College UROP Coordinator
Rachel Ellestad, Associate Dean
140 Engineering Bldg.
Swenson College UROP Support
107 Montague Hall