University of California, Riverside

Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity



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: ugrj@ucr.edu (Journal)
E-mail: ugrs@ucr.edu (Symposium)
E-mail: ugr@ucr.edu (Research)

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