Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center

Research Funding

The following funding opportunities highlight UROC-specific, community-based, state, and national undergraduate scholarships to fund your research endeavors.

Below, you will find:

UROC Funding Opportunities -for Students

UROC Researcher Program

Open to students from all majors, provides opportunities to work on mentored research projects at CSUMB and at regional research institutions. Funded up to 100 hours of paid research per semester.

UROC Funding Opportunities - For Faculty

CURE Faculty Fellowship Program

CURE Faculty Fellowship Program

The Course Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) fellowship program will provide CSUMB faculty (lecturers and tenure-track) the space and structure to develop plans, instructional materials, curricular activities and evaluation strategies for the integration of authentic research activities into new or current STEM or STEM-related courses.

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Community Engaged Research, Scholarship, Creative Work: Course Development Grant

The Course Development Grant for Community Engaged Research, Scholarship, Creative Work is a pilot partnership between CSUMB's Service Learning Institute (SLI) and the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center (UROC). This grant opportunity is intended to support faculty members to develop new courses, or revise existing ones, to incorporate course-based research projects with a community engagement focus.

CSUMB Scholarships

CSUMB Scholarshipsinclude both internal and external CSUMB scholarships. The criteria vary depending on the award.

Other CSU Opportunities for Undergraduate Research and Travel Support

Fellowships range from short-term to long-term opportunities to fund education or a particular field of professional work while scholarships focus on merit-based or need-based classifications.