About Us

The University of Colorado Boulder has an expansive history of undergraduate research with significant efforts dating to 1986 with the creation of UROP, which offers flexible funding options for undergraduates and faculty to form partnerships for projects in all majors.

Social Justice

UROP is dedicated to providing equitable access to the university's research and creative resources with inclusive outreach aligned with the diversity of student experiences.  Check out our Commitment to Social Justice and Equity for details.

Conference Funding

UROP's partner program the Professional and Academic Conference Endowment (PACE) provides funding to undergraduates sharing their work at conferences and exhibitions. We encourage students to plan applications well in advance.

Project Funding

Student Grants

  • Assistantships
  • Individual Grants

Faculty Grants

  • Team Grants


Student and faculty grant applications are due February 17, 2023 (for proposals planned in Summer 2023 and/or Academic Year 2023-24).

Apply for Student Grants
Apply for Faculty Grants
Open Opportunities Alert List 

UROP's Curiosity Lab Workshops

Exploring Experiential Learning Opportunities

Jan. 24, 2023

12:30 to 1:00 pm

Finding Mentors and Building Networks

Jan. 31, 2023

12:30 to 1:00 pm

Writing UROP Student Grant Proposals

Feb. 7, 2023

12:30 to 1:00 pm

Experiential Learning and the Future of Work

Feb. 14, 2023

12:30 to 1:00 pm

Your Curiosity and Intersectional Identity

Feb. 21, 2023

12:30 to 1:00 pm