University of California, Riverside

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UCR Undergraduate Research Creative Activity Opportunities


University
Programs
Student YearTarget
Student
Application DeadlinePossible Financial CompensationAdditional InformationContact
Person
BCOE Undergraduate Research Opportunities 

Freshmen, Sophomores,Juniors & Seniors

 All  Varies  Yes  Selection criteria varies depending on the program Jun Wang
(951.827.2708)
jun.wang@ucr.edu
CAMP-UCR
(California Alliance for Minority Participation)

Freshmen, Sophomores,
Juniors & Seniors
Underrepresented Minority; &
declared major in CNAS & BCOE
Year round Yes Summer and Academic year research opportunities with faculty Maria Franco-Aguilar
(951.827.3680)
maria.franco@ucr.edu
Chancellor Research Fellowship

Sophomores & Juniors All Spring Quarter Yes Summer and Academic year-long research opportunity with faculty mentor Gladis Herrera-Berkowitz
(951.827.2612)
ugr@ucr.edu
CNAS Scholars/RISE
(College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences)

Freshmen CNAS first year students only Spring Quarter Yes Freshman learning community research  opportunity Scott Silverman
(951.827.2488)
scott.silverman@ucr.edu
Future Physician Leaders Freshmen, Sophomores,Juniors & Seniors Pre-Medical Spring Quarter (April 12) No Seven week summer mentorship program that includes Leadership Lecture Series, Community Health Project & Physician shadowing rotations

Sophia Rodriguez (951.827.6090)
sophia.rodriguez@ucr.edu
www.fpl.ucr.edu

Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts

Sophomores,
Juniors & Seniors
Musicians, Actors, Dancers of all majors  Spring Quarter Yes Conduct arts-related presentations, performances, and workshops in schools, residential facilities for elderly care and community centers Christine Leapman
(951.827.5739)
christine.leapman@ucr.edu
HSI STEM PATHWAYS - BCOE and CNAS Juniors UCR Transfer Students Spring Quarter Yes Summer research stipend of $5,000 and chance to work with faculty BCOE - Jun Wang
(951.827.2708)
jun.wang@ucr.edu
CNAS - Michelle Butler
(951.827.3581)
michelle.butler@ucr.edu
MARC-U STAR: Pre-Trainee Program
Minority Access to Research Careers - Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research

Freshmen & Sophomores Underrepresented students in  Biochemistry, Biology, Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Chemistry, Statistics, & Biomedical Sciences  Spring Quarter (April) Yes Summer Research Program. Must have earned minimum of 44 credits; no prior research experience is necessary Nancy Day
(951.827.5449)
nancy.day@ucr.edu
MARC-U STAR: Two-Year Trainee Program
Minority Access to Research Careers - Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research

Juniors & Seniors, including transfer students Underrepresented students in  Biochemistry, Biology, Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Chemistry, Statistics, & Biomedical Sciences Spring Quarter (April) Yes Two-year fellowship program for students interested in pursuing a research career in the sciences Nancy Day
(951.827.5449)
nancy.day@ucr.edu
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program Sophomores Students preparing for graduate school in selected humanities, science, and social science disciplines. Winter Quarter (Feb) Yes Two-year fellowship program (junior and senior years) to prepare for graduate school. Katharine Henshaw
Administrative Coordinator
(951) 827-1555
katharine.henshaw@ucr.edu
MSP (Medical Scholars Program) Freshmen,
Sophomores,
Juniors and Seniors
Educationally and/or economically
disadvantaged backgrounds
Winter Quarter (Mar) Yes Accepted students join the program in the fall Quarter Teresa Cofield
(951.827.4935)
teresa.cofield@ucr.edu
MSRIP (Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program)

Juniors & Seniors Educationally and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds Winter Quarter (Feb) Yes Eight-week summer research program; participants work under a faculty mentor on the mentor's research project Maria Franco-Aguilar
(951.827.3680)
maria.franco@ucr.edu
SOBA Undergraduate Research Opportunities

(SoBA Bourns Consultancy)
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors All Varies No   Heather Luth (951.827.5285) heather.luth@ucr.edu
TRiO Scholars Programs

Freshmen, Sophomores,
Juniors & Seniors
First-generation and income-qualified students, and
students with disabilities
Recruited by application No   Alise Clouser
(951.827.3888)
alise.clouser@ucr.edu
UC LEADS (UC Leadership Excellence through Advanced Degrees)

Juniors (must apply during Sophomore yr) Educationally and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Must be enrolled in physical or life sciences Winter Quarter (Feb)  Yes Two-year program that provides educational experiences.
Two summer internship experiences available: 1 at UCR and 1 at other UC
Maria Franco-Aguilar
(951.827.3680)
maria.franco@ucr.edu

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Mini-Grants

Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors Open to all majors Quarterly, please see website for deadlines Yes Grants support research expenses up to $1,000 and travel to present at conferences up to $1,500.  Gladis Herrera-Berkowitz
(951.827.2612)
ugr@ucr.edu
Undergraduate Research Portal Open to all class levels Open to all majors Year round Yes One stop resource for finding research opportunities  Gladis Herrera-Berkowitz
(951.827.2612)
ugr@ucr.edu
University Honors Freshmen, Sophomores,
Juniors & Seniors
Students with high achievement scores; demonstrated leadership; community involvement Winter Quarter (March for new incoming students) Spring Quarter (Week 2 for current students) No Accepted students join the program in the fall quarter Aaron Bushong
(951.827.3364)
aaron.bushong@ucr.edu

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E-mail: ugr@ucr.edu (Research)

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