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Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships and awards to support undergraduate research are available through the Office of Undergraduate Research and through colleges and programs throughout the university.

Office of Undergraduate Research awards

The Office of Undergraduate Research is pleased to offer Research or Conference Travel scholarships, which are awarded to select UT undergraduates to help them pursue research beyond Austin or present their work at a conference. These awards are offered in the fall and spring, and typically range between $250 and $500. Some preference is shown for students who do not have alternative sources of funding available to them. Students interested in applying should return the application form by Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

Students in the Longhorn Scholars Program are invited to apply for the Longhorn Scholars Research Award. The award is designed to encourage students to get involved in research during their time at The University of Texas at Austin. Awards will range from $250 to $1,000 for students pursuing and receiving course credit for their undergraduate research experiences in spring 2014. To be eligible to apply for this award, you must

  • Be a degree-seeking undergraduate student through at least spring 2015.
  • Be part of the Longhorn Scholars Program.

Students interested in applying should return the application form by Friday, Dec. 5, 2014.

Other research awards

Undergraduate researchers at UT have many other opportunities for funding and recognition. A number of links are listed below. Consult your college, department, and faculty mentor for other possibilities.

College of Liberal Arts Research Scholarships

College of Natural Sciences Funding Resources

Roy Crane Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in the Visual Arts

Senate of College Councils Undergraduate Research Grant

UGS Summer Exploration Grant

Undergraduate Research Fellowship

University Co-op / George H. Mitchell Undergraduate Student Awards for Academic Excellence

U.S.-Mexico/Borderlands Student Research Awards