Application Forms

Descriptions of the award types are on our About page.

If you are conducting human subject research, you need to begin the Institutional Review Board Process early for the campus, as well as in the country of your field research.  UROP applicants must complete the CU Boulder IRB process one month before starting the research process for projects funded during August – April.   Summer UROP applicants must complete the CU Boulder IRB process by April 30.

Submit one of the following paper applications to the UROP office:

  • Assistantships (PDF)(DOC)
  • Development grants (PDF)(DOC)
  • Individual grants (academic year or summer):
    • Creative/Performance Projects (PDF)(DOC)
    • Empirical/Experimental/Theoretical Research (PDF)(DOC)
    • HHMI Projects (PDF)(DOC)
  • Team Grants (academic year or summer):
    • Creative/Performance Projects (PDF)(DOC)
    • Empirical/Experimental/Theoretical Research (PDF)(DOC)

The following are examples of successful Individual Grant Applications from:

Michelle Hellums, Spring ’12 ACCT — Business/Social Enterprise Study

Colton Kooker, December ’11 FILM — Film Creative Project

Victoria Kraft, Spring ’12, GEOG graduated cum laude — Geography Field Study

Anireddy Reddy, Spring ’11, MCDB & NRSC graduated with latin honors — Psychology/Neuroscience Lab Study; Student also was a previous recipient of HHMI-UROP funding.

As you work on your application, please use the following resource: UROP Application Tips