Faculty sponsors should be tenure-track faculty, research faculty or full-time instructors. They must be affiliated with academic departments or academic programs and have expertise related to the specific project. Visiting and CU Denver Health Sciences faculty should attach their cv’s to the application. Supervisors can be graduate students on a research team; the Principal Investigator should serve as the faculty sponsor.
Yes. If you are not simultaneously taking an independent study or honors thesis course for the same work, you can get both stipend and expense allowance funding. Otherwise, you are eligible for expenses only.
No, you can receive one UROP grant at a time. If you submit two applications for different projects, you must select one project for funding if both proposals are accepted.
No. Only completed applications will be reviewed. Please make arrangements to get all of the sections of the application submitted on time.
No. You should consider PACE
No. UROP funds costs associated with creating a performance. Supplies or time to compose or choreograph pieces may be eligible for funds. Consider PACE
No. UROP funds are for academic research or creative projects. Consider research, scholarship or theoretical questions to frame a project. Funds for travel are highly scrutinized. Consult with the UROP Coordinator about your ideas.
Consult with the UROP Coordinator to discuss your particular situation. “Nonresident Aliens” eligible for UROP funding may be subject to different tax rules. We will give you instructions to process UROP payments.
No. UROP funds are stipend fellowship awards. Students will be paid directly through the university payroll system (not via Bursar’s). Fellowships are funds for conducting academic enrichment activity. Please consult with a financial aid counselor or advisor on how you would report UROP income for future FAFSA or financial aid application reporting.
Not for event planning expenses. Certain supplies or expenses may be covered for creative production of sub-projects for the festival. Consider student government sponsored funding or other sources.
No. Funding begins on the date of the award notification letter.
You should be making Satisfactory Academic Progress. UROP funds students from all majors, schools, and colleges of the university. “Research” as we broadly define it, covers scholarly work in all academic departments on campus.
Request an extension. However, graduating seniors cannot get paid for work they did after their graduation date.