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 benefited their education and enhanced their academic success, increased the competitiveness of their graduate/professional school applications, and proved to be personally and intellectually gratifying.