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Consider the following pathways to identifying a mentor working in an area of interest to you and refer to the guide to connecting with faculty for information about making contact.
CU Experts is a research and expertise discovery database that is searchable by department, research areas, international activities, and more.
Most departments/programs have a directory of faculty on their websites with information about each individual's research expertise and current activities.
CU Boulder's research institutes account for more than half of all sponsored research dollars at the university. There are also nearly 90 research centers.
Institutes & Centers
Review recently-awarded UROP student grants to identify faculty with experience mentoring undergraduate projects.
UROP Grant Directory
View the faculty profiles of the UROP Symposium interest table hosts to find experienced mentors.
UROP Symposium Profiles
Talk to your community of professors, advisors and peers about the research, scholarly and creative work of interest to you.
Tip: Explore career paths to find a mentor.
Search potential career paths with What Can I Do With A Major In? and use the “area” terms to find potential mentors in CU Experts.
Student Grant Application Guide
Students and faculty proposing projects for the 2020 Summer and/or 2020-21 Academic Year grant terms must apply by
February 14, 2020
Download: UROP Information Sheet (for use in AY20)
List of Time-Sensitive Opportunities
CU Boulder Programs
Biological Sciences Initiative (BSI)
McNair Scholars Program
Discovery Learning Apprenticeship (DLA) Program
CU Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (CU SPUR)
NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
EURO Scholars (European Undergraduate Research Opportunities)
Entry Point! American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Mathematical Society (AMS) Research Experiences
The Explorers Club - Expedition Grants