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.
  • NASA DEVELOP
    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.