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

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Apply for UGRAP/UROP

The Office of Undergraduate Research recruits every semester for our UGRAP/UROP programs. Spring 2021 applications will be live in October 1-30, 2020. Updates to the UGRAP/UROP Spring 2021 applications and selection process will be updated on the OUR Programs page {in this location}. Individual emails will not be sent. ***UPDATE: Spring 2021 participants have been selected. Summer/Fall 2021 applications will open around March 2021 on OUR Programs page.***

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

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.



  • 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)

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.

UROP Flyer


  • Open to All Majors
  • Full-Time UTA Undergraduate Student
    •  Summer: Courses Optional
  • 2.75 CGPA
  • U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident & International Students

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

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

Email: ugresearch@uta.edu

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