Funding and Scholarships
Below are some funding resources, both on and off campus, related to undergraduate research. Also make sure to check our list of upcoming deadlines for additional funding opportunities as they arise.
In addition, if you are aware of any funding opportunities within your department that you'd like us to share here, please contact us.
UA Research Scholarships and Awards
College of Science
Van de Verde Undergraduate Research Scholarship in Science: Undergraduate students majoring in a College of Science discipline that demonstrate academic excellence and professional promise. Scholarship recipients must be working cooperatively with a faculty member on a research project. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
The George H. Davis Undergraduate Research Fund (contact Geosciences undergraduate advisor for more info).
If you are a student researcher hoping to attend a conference to present your work, there are often associated costs for travel, lodging, and registration that you will have to come up with. Depending on your college, department, and field of study, there are funding sources both on and off campus that can help you with these costs.
The UA Honors College offers the Legacy Grant for Conference travel, which is available for students who have been accepted to present or speak at a conference.
The Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) also offers some travel awards within specific divisions (i.e. biology, psychology, chemistry, etc.). Visit their website for more detailed information on travel grants.
Psi Chi ( The International Honor Society in Psychology) offers grants for Psychology students to travel to research conferences in spring and fall each year, as well as grants to support research in the field.