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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. 

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Undergraduate Research Award (URA) Program Online Application Deadline Monday October 18 [by 5:00p] 

Read the Undergraduate Research Award Program 2021-22 Guidelines carefully for details about application preparation, proposal section heading and section page limits and online submission details. URA Program provides Miami Undergraduates a faculty-mentored experience in developing grant applications. These partnerships encourage discovery, creative activity and/or novel, inquiry-based activity. All full time Miami undergraduates are eligible to apply.  Email with questions.

URA Guidelines Updates New this year! 

#1 Section III Project Narrative is now limited to 2 pages maximum.
#2 Graduate students may now be part of the mentoring team along with the faculty sponsor.
#3 A Special Call for Interdisciplinary Proposals that Focus on Neurodegenerative Care, an Emphasis of The LiveLikeLou Foundation Teams of 3-4 students are invited to collaborate with two or more faculty members from different disciplines to develop and address research questions that have a bearing on neurodegenerative care. Examples of disciplines include [but are not restricted to] Engineering, Gerontology, Kinesiology, Nursing, Nutrition, Neuroscience, Family Studies, Social Work, Speech Pathology. 
DUOS Online Application Deadline Monday October 18 [by 5:00p] 

Read the Doctoral Undergraduate Opportunities for Scholarship Guidelines for details about participant eligibility, application preparation and submission requirements. The program focuses on an undergraduate learning the processes of research and scholarship under the supervision of an eligible graduate student mentor who will assist the undergraduate to develop a proposed project that qualifies as research or other creative endeavor and that will add to the sum of human knowledge and contribute to the growth of the scholarly or creative capability of the undergraduate scholar. This graduate/undergrad student team is supervised by a faculty mentor who has agreed to oversee the research project to be carried out in spring semester. 

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Contact with questions about applying to these programs

DUOS Doctoral Undergraduate Opportunities for Scholarship 
URA  Undergraduate Research Award Program

27th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum Miami's signature event showcased accomplishments of our undergraduate student researchers, their faculty and grad student mentors engaged in research collaborations. The event also featured panel sessions. Getting Started with Undergraduate Research, Research during the Pandemic, Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences and Rrelevance of Undergraduate Research for Careers. Read more #MiamiOH_UGRforum2021

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.  Explore College of Education Experiential Learning opportunities.   Discover How College of Arts and Science Students Get Involved

All research must comply with Miami University Safe Return to Research Policy Requirements