Undergraduate Research Opportunities

UA supports undergraduate research - students in all departments may participate in faculty projects or conduct their own to get a head start on careers.


Arizona Space Grant Program
Expands opportunities for Americans to learn about and participate in NASA's aeronautics and space programs by supporting science, engineering education, research, and outreach programs.

Collaborative Research in the Chemical Sciences
A ten week summer program that provides research experiences for undergraduate students.

College of Science/Office of Undergraduate Research
Explore undergraduate research opportunities focused in life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, and related areas.

Graduate College GRE Workshop
This program consists of practice tests, group instruction and office hours with an instructor, and is offered at a competitive rate.

McNair Achievement Program
A graduate school preparatory program.

Medical Humanities
Provides lectures by visiting professors, as well as courses and events for UA medical students.

Minority Access to Research Careers
Provides mentoring, financial, and academic opportunity for underrepresented minority students who have interest and potential to pursue careers in biomedical research.

Minority Health Disparities Research Opportunities
Offers juniors and seniors paid research opportunities, seminars on minority health disparities and instruction on how to put together an excellent graduate school application.

Summer Research Institute (SRI)
Offers an opportunity to learn how to conduct research and prepare for graduate studies at the UA.

Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP)
An educational program designed to teach students science by involving them in biologically related research.