Opportunities for Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity

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Opportunities through Undergraduate Research

  • 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 have been awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • NEW!!! Travel Award
    Students presenting at professional conferences may receive funding for travel costs associated with the conference.

  • Honors Undergraduate Research Award: Application due Monday, October 16, 2017
  • Community-Based Research for Undergraduates Fall 2017: Application due Monday, October 30, 2017
  • Nevada Undergraduate Research Award Fall Solicitation: Monday, November 13, 2017
  • International Research Experience for Undergraduates: Application due Monday, February 12, 2018
  • NSF-EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program: Final awards have been issued.
  • Community-Based Research for Undergraduates Spring 2018: Application due Monday, March 9, 2018
  • Nevada Undergraduate Research Award Spring Solicitation: Monday, March 26, 2018

More opportunities at University of Nevada, Reno

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.
  • Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund Travel Grant Opportunity
    The Gerald A. Stoffen Memorial Fund is a travel grant application opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies in the fields of space science and engineering.
    DEVELOP addresses environmental and public policy issues through interdisciplinary research projects that apply the lens of NASA Earth observations to community concerns around the globe.