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ORU Mission

  • Raise awareness of the value of undergraduate research
  • Encourage undergraduates to embrace a desire to engage in research and creative projects
  • Promote synergistic & interdisciplinary pursuits
  • Recognize the role of research centers and research support entities across campus
  • Showcase undergraduate research, experiential learning, and creative works on Miami's campus and beyond. 


Fri Jan 29 [4:15-5:00pm] Q&A Session: USS 2021 Program Changes
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Mon Feb 1st [3:15-4:00pm] Q&A Session: USS 2021 Program Changes
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Feb 26, 2021 New Summer Scholars Program Deadline Each successful applicant will have access to project funds of 200$, and will receive a fellowship award of $2,600, as well as a tuition-only waiver to conduct a 6 credit hour research project. Due to budget constraints, there will be no professional development funds for mentors. A series of workshops are being planned to build community among undergraduate researchers and mentors. 

Mon Mar 1, 2021 Undergraduate Research Award (URA) Program Deadline 5:00pm
Students are encouraged to apply for funding to conduct a fall research project. Read the URA Guidelines on the web. Get the URA Application from your departmental office. Q&A Session will be held on [Thur Feb 4th, 4:15-5:00pm Register  HERE

UR Forum 2021 Presenter Registration will be open February 1 through March 7, 2021.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

ORU encourages and supports undergraduate explorations and engagement in research and creative projects. All Miami students are invited to learn more about getting involved. Through our efforts, we hope to increase participation in undergraduate research and raise awareness of the opportunities at Miami University. All research must comply with Miami University Safe Return to Research Policy Requirements

Spring 2021 Program & Event Deadlines

Save the Date! Wed April 21, 2021
ORU hosts Miami's UR 2021 Undergraduate Research Forum (virtual event). Presenter registration open Feb 1 - March 7, 2021. Read more, Top Story May 28, 2020 First online UR Forum "Fantastic"

Feb 26, 2021 USS Program Application Deadline

Mon March 1, 2021  URA Round 2
Undergraduate Research Award Program Guidelines
Request the MS Word URA application from your department or program. Email questions to undergradresearch@MiamiOH.edu