Research Programs & Awards

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) offers ten research programs and four award opportunities for undergraduate students. Please visit the links below for more information on these and other internal and external resources.

OUR Research Programs

  1. OUR Named Fellowship Program
  2. OUR Peer Advisor Program
  3. OUR Research Education and Opportunities for High School Students (OREO) Program
  4. OUR Research Education and Opportunities for High School Students (OREO) Fellowship Program
  5. OUR Scholars Certificate Program
  6. OUR Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
  7. OUR 2021 Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program
  8. OUR Poster Printing Support Funding
  9. OUR Student Organization Support Funding
  10. OUR Travel Support Funding

OUR Research Awards

  1. OUR Outstanding Faculty 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. Engelstad Scholars
  5. International Programs Scholarships
  6. McNair Scholars
  7. Sam Lieberman Regents’ Award for Student Scholarship
  8. CAEO Undergraduate Research

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