We encourage students to share this guide with their mentors as they develop projects and prepare proposals for submission.

  • Check your eligibility to apply.
  • Select a grant type.
  • Plan your application and project timeline.
  • Confirm policy compliance.
  • See how proposals are scored.

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UROP applications are closed and will reopen in Fall 2022 with a deadline on February 17, 2023—for proposals planned in Summer 2023 and/or Academic Year 2023-24.

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Application Process Overview

Step 1

Review this guide with your mentor to confirm your eligibility, plan your timeline, and ensure policy compliance.

Step 2

Prepare your proposal with your mentor and submit your application, using the secure and accessible online forms linked on this site.

Step 3

When you submit your application, your mentor will receive an email with a unique link to access the Mentor Endorsement form.

Step 4

Proposals are evaluated in a blind review process by members of the UROP Review Board after the application deadline.

Step 5

Decision notices are sent from urop@colorado.edu near the end of the spring term; UROP encourages you to add us as a "safe sender."

Student Grants Guide