Chemistry and Biochemistry

Undergraduate Research Awards

** Note: Your URA application will differ depending on whether you are submitting a new URA (a first-time application or one that hasn't been funded previously) or a URA renewal. See below for specific instructions.**

Deadline for Spring/Summer 2019 URAs is Wednesday April 3, 2019 at 5pm.

Deadline for Fall 2019 URAs is Monday September 9, 2019 at 5pm.

New URA Application

Consult with your Faculty Advisor about a research project and write the URA proposal with their assistance.

Your application will promptly be reviewed and you will be notified by email if your proposal has been accepted and an award granted.

For first-time URA applicants (or if you have applied but not received one), follow these four steps to apply:

Carefully read and follow the Guidelines for NEW URA Proposals

URA Proposal Workshop

All applicants applying for the first time are required to attend a URA workshop held 2-3 day before the submission deadline in Fall, Winter and Spring.

Anyone else who may have questions about the URA or would like more URA training is also welcome to attend. At this meeting, we will discuss how to write a high-impact URA proposal to increase your odds of getting funded.  You are expected to have a rough draft of your proposal by the time of this meeting. Please refer to the Guidelines document (see link above) to help you write your proposal.

There is no URA Proposal Workshop for Spring/Summer. 

Fall workshop will be held Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:00pm in W140 BNSN.

Renewal/Continuing URA Application

Carefully read and follow the Guidelines for URA renewals

IMPORTANT:  Late renewal applications will not be considered.

There are five steps to renew: