The Office of Undergraduate Research and Major Awards provides support, resources, and research opportunities for undergraduate students through faculty-mentored research programs. We also provide guidance for seeking out and applying to competitive fellowships and major awards.
Research enables you to work one-on-one in collaboration with a faculty mentor
- become a more flexible and creative critical thinker
- contribute to your academic discipline
- develop and hone your leadership and collaboration skills
- contribute to your professional growth and advancement, better preparing you for life upon graduation
Of students who participated in OURMA mentored research projects, 97% believe their research experience benefitted their education and enhanced their academic success, increased the competitiveness of their graduate/professional school applications and proved to be personally and intellectually gratifying.