Opportunities for Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity
Opportunities through the Office of Undergraduate Research
- Honors Undergraduate Research Award
Funding to assist senior honor students with thesis projects.
- International Research Experience for Undergraduates
NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE! Do research abroad this summer at one of our international partner universities.
- Nevada Undergraduate Research Award
Students in all disciplines can submit a proposal to fund academic research, scholarship or creative activity.
- NSF-EPSCoR Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus Award
Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) awards through the NSF-EPSCoR program for projects relating to solar energy.
- Honors Undergraduate Research Award: Application due Oct. 7, 2016
- International Research Experience for Undergraduates: Application now due Feb. 7, 2017
- NSF-EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program: Application due March 3, 2017
- Nevada Undergraduate Research Award: Application due April 12, 2017
More opportunities at University of Nevada, Reno
- McNair Scholars Program—University of Nevada, Reno
Research and academic opportunities to encourage underrepresented groups to pursue doctoral degrees.
- Nevada IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
Undergrads will get a hands-on lab experience in biomedical science through a National Institutes of Health (NIH) award.
- STEM Career and Internship Fair, February 15, 2017
In addition to the companies in attendance, undergraduate students were able to access 50 additional opportunities for STEM majors.
Other resources for undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity
- Nevada Space Grant Consortium
Check for scholarships, courses and travel grants for research and training relevant to NASA and Nevada’s workforce needs.
- NASA Interns, Fellow & Scholars
Visit NASA’s One Stop Shopping Initiative to find all of their funded opportunities.
- NASA Summer Student Internship
Students who are accepted for this NASA internship can qualify for funding through the Nevada Space Grant Consortium.
- Office of Intramural Training & Education Undergraduate Scholarship Program
National Institutes of Health scholarships for students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are pursuing careers in biomedical, behavioral and social science health-related research.
- Web Guide to Research for Undergraduates
An interactive web-based tool intended to assist undergraduates navigate the hurdles of an undergraduate research experience.
- Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a national multi-program research and development facility managed by UT-Battelle, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy.
- Sustainable Urban Water Transdisciplinary Research Program for Undergraduates
Engaging Undergraduates in Transitioning Toward Sustainable Urban Water Systems