Undergraduate Research Programs

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As new challenges have risen, in true Maverick pride we have risen through adversity to help our students achieve their goals of a world-class higher education.

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is providing all services remotely with staff available through telework.

OUR Staff will be in the office Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays: 10:00am - 3:00pm



COVID-19 Research Toolkit

Overview

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) provides UTA students multiple formal research programs for students to hone problem solving, analytical/critical thinking, and additional marketable skills that will serve them for a lifetime, no matter the direction their career paths follow. 

Louis Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation (LSAMP)

Since 1993, the University of Texas System Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) has sought to increase the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. The three LSAMP programs include the Summer Research Academy (SRA), the Summer Research Academy Abroad (SRA Abroad), UTAs SCUBA (LSAMP supplement), and the Bridge to Doctorate (BD) program. Please click the link below to review all program requirements.

 

2021 LSAMP-SRA Application

McNair Scholars

The McNair Scholars Program prepares qualified UT Arlington undergraduates for graduate study culminating in the Ph.D. The program offers a variety of benefits to facilitate the admission and funding of McNair Scholars in graduate school and to assist in their transition to graduate-level studies.The McNair Scholars Program strives to provide opportunities to disadvantaged undergraduates that will assist them to reach their full academic and professional potential. This federal initiative has many benefits for those undergraduates whose academic and professional goals match the objectives of the program.

 

2021 McNair Scholars Application

  • Application Open: 10/1/2020
  • Application Close: 11/15/2020

Undergraduate Research Assistant Program (UGRAP)

UGRAP allows students to use their federal work-study to work on a research project under the guidance and mentorship of a UTA faculty member. The goal of this initiative is to expand opportunities for students to be introduced to the concept of scholarship and to learn research or scholarly methods in their field. This part-time employment opportunity will allow students to develop valuable skills that will directly enhance their education and benefit them in career planning. OUR recruits for UGRAP every semester for the following semester.

 

Requirements

  • Open to All Majors
  • Full-Time UTA Undergraduate Student
    •  Summer: Courses Optional
  • 2.75 CGPA
  • U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
  • Awarded Work-Study (or eligible for work-study)
  • Recruitment every semester for upcoming semester
  • Rolling Applications - Please see UGRAP page
  • UGRAP Flyer

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)

UROP facilitates undergraduate participation in faculty-mentored research or creative projects. Funding is awarded to students for a semester while they assume apprenticeship with a faculty mentor’s research group or conducts independent research under the guidance of a faculty member. OUR recruits for UROP every semester for the following semester.

 

Requirements

  • Open to All Majors
  • Full-Time UTA Undergraduate Student
    •  Summer: Courses Optional
  • 2.75 CGPA
  • U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident & International Students
  • Recruitment every semester for upcoming semester
  • Rolling Applications - Please see UROP page
  • UROP Flyer

Student Opportunity Center

Started by honors' students, SOC Connect is the largest national database for undergraduate honors' students that lists over 30,000 experiential and high-impact opportunities, including conferences, internships (virtual and on-site), journals, research, co-ops and funding opportunities. It also makes it possible for administrators to upload, manage, and share opportunities for students, as well as track and assess student participation.



Contact Undergraduate Research

Address:
Campus Center (CMPC)
505 W. Nedderman Dr.
Arlington, TX 76019

Email: ugresearch@uta.edu

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