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Availible Research Opportunities

  1. Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)   The CU Denver UROP is a competitive program designed to financially support research projects for CU Denver undergraduate students. Full grants and mini grants are available.

  2. EUReCA! WS Program Handbook.pdf                                                       The EURēCA! Work-Study Program facilitates the use of work-study financial aid assistance by undergraduates pursuing professionally relevant research, creative, or other scholarly activities, while being supervised and mentored by CU Denver faculty from either the CU Denver or CU Anschutz campus. Search "EUReCA!" on Handshake​ to find current positions.

  3. EUReCA! Fellows Program                                                                   The EURēCA! Fellows Program is a highly competitive summer fellowship that provides a small number of CU Denver undergraduates with a $4,000 stipend to conduct original research, creative, or other scholarly activity in the field of their declared major under the supervision of a CU Denver or CU Anschutz faculty mentor. Fellows are expected to work full time (40 hours weekly) during June and July, inclusive of the hours of required professional development and research trainings. All disciplines are welcome and encouraged to apply! We will have 8 EURēCA! Fellows and expect this to be a very competitive award. Applications are due March 15th! Click here to access the student application. Click here​ to access the faculty supplement to the student application.

  4. EUReCA! Entering Research CourseThis introductory research course helps prepare students interested in entering the field of research by focusing on professional development as it relates to research. Geared towards freshmen, this course equips students with soft skills necessary for the research environment. Contact your research advisor for more information.

  5. EUReCA! Travel Grant​ ​ Apply for up to $1500 for travel to a research conference to present your work. All disciplines are welcome.

  6. ​Take an Independent Study​​​                                                                    ​ Earn academic credit while exploring an area of interest under the supervision of a faculty mentor. Students are responsible for selecting their area of inquiry and are required to produce a finished research paper or other significant academic assignment.

  7. Apply for Local, Regional, and National Opportunities                                  ​Find research opportunities as well as national summer fellowships. The list below is a great place to start, but many more programs exist. Ask your research advisor if you have questions about finding opportunities.

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