Research Programs & Awards

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) offers research programs and award opportunities to support undergraduate research activities. Please visit the links below for application information and explore other internal and external funding resources.

OUR Standing Research Programs

  1. OUR Peer Mentor Program
  2. OUR Scholars Certificate Program
  3. OUR Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
  4. OUR Poster Printing Support Funding
  5. OUR Student Organization Support Funding
  6. UNLV Pipe-UP Program
  7. College of Sciences (CoS) and OUR Travel Support Funding
  8. The Intersection and The Office of Undergraduate Research First-Generation Research Fellowship
  9. OUR First-year Research Experience (FyRE) Program
  10. UNLV TheDream.US Experiential Learning Fellowship

OUR Past Programs

  1. OUR 2021 Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program
  2. OUR Named Fellowship Program
  3.  OUR Research Supply Funds

OUR Research Awards

  1. OUR Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award
  2. OUR Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award
  3. Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal Cover Artwork Award
  4. Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal Best Article Award

UNLV Programs & Awards

  1. Business School Medallion Program
  2. College of Education NITEP
  3. Calvert Award
  4. International Programs Scholarships
  5. McNair Scholars
  6. Sam Lieberman Regents’ Award for Student Scholarship
  7. CAEO Undergraduate Research
  8. Southwest Airlines Undergraduate Research Travel Support Funding

External Funds

  1. Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): Mechanisms of Evolution
  2. Nevada IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
  3. NSHE Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)
  4. College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
  5. National Science Foundation (NSF)
  6. National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  7. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  8. Department of Justice (DOJ)
  9. Department of Education
  10. Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Additional Funding Resources

  1. Pivot Funding Opportunities Database
  2. National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Database
  3. Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) Database and Newsletter
  4. Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) Newsletter