Eligible faculty may apply for Team Grants that provide up to $3,000 for research and creative projects involving two or more eligible undergraduates.
Tenured, tenure-track, research faculty and contract instructors at the University of Colorado Boulder are eligible to apply for Team Grant funding.
Graduate students or post-docs may serve in a supervisory role on student grants, but the faculty mentor must provide some direct mentoring to the undergraduate.
Building a Team
UROP funding may not be used to pay graduate or part-time CU students or students from other universities. To be eligible, students must be full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates at the University of Colorado Boulder.
UROP Review Board Service Requirement
Faculty awarded Team Grants are required to serve on the UROP Review Board and evaluate project proposals in the next annual application cycle.
Team Grant applications are awarded annually with one deadline in mid-February.
Summer: The summer term extends from the end of the spring term to the beginning of the fall term.
Academic Year: The academic year term extends from the beginning of the fall term to the end of the spring term.
Team Grant proposals are evaluated in a double-blind review process based on the following criteria.
On a scale of 1 (poor) to 9 (exceptional), rate the overall qualify of the proposal based on the value of the learning experiences provided.
UROP Grant proposals are evaluated by one of six faculty review committees organized by the following disciplinary categories.
When applying, faculty should select the category that most appropriately describes the proposed project.
Ensuring Blind Review
UROP proposals must not contain the applicant's personal information to ensure the integrity of the blind review process.
Make the following substitutions in your proposal:
Because Team Grants do not require faculty to select student team members at the time of application, these prompts ask faculty to
Context and Objectives
Methodology and Strategy
Mentoring Role and Philosophy
Team Grant funding is disbursed in one payment to the speedtype indicated on the application.
Faculty are required to provide the following information at the time of application.