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Undergraduate Students


The University of Arizona provides undergraduates the opportunity to participate in a number of research opportunities. Students are encouraged to contact their advisors for additional information.

Graduate College, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC) administers a number of undergraduate research programs, including NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs). In addition, the program supports opportunities for research training and graduate school preparation through faculty mentorships, professional development and graduate admissions workshops, GRE workshops, social opportunities, and presentation opportunities. UROC Administers:

  • Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) provides mentoring, financial, and academic opportunity for undergraduates belonging to underrepresented students in biomedical research who have an interest and potential to pursue careers in biomedical research.
  • Student Affairs Research Program (STAR) provides year-round undergraduate research and mentoring for students who come from backgrounds underrepresented in graduate education and have interest in pursuing a research oriented graduate degree at UA. 

College of Science, Office of Undergraduate Research maintains a database of opportunities within the College and provides information on Identifying Opportunities, Selecting Research Interests, and Connecting with Faculty.

Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) enhances undergraduate education by partnering with research resources of the University of Arizona to provide opportunities for students to participate in mentored, self-directed work which contributes to the fund of new knowledge.

Scholarships & Fellowships

Created at UA for UA students, Scholarship Universe provides an advanced scholarship management system, matching Wildcats to thousands of UA and non-UA opportunities. 


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