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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. 


USS 2021 (Undergraduate Summer Scholars) Friday Feb 26, 2021 by 5:00pm 
Student Application Submission 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  [5:00pm] Undergraduate Research Award (URA)
URA Online Application Deadline

Students are encouraged to apply for funding to conduct a small-scale mentored research project. Get the URA Application from your departmental office. 

Thu Mar 4 [5:00pm] Q&A Panel led by Miami student researchers who will share insights about the undergraduate research process and the experience of presenting at the Undergraduate Research Forum. Register to Attend Mar 4th.

March 7, 2021 UR 21 Forum Deadline to Register
URF21 Presenter Registration Form

We are looking forward to celebrating the accomplishments of our undergraduate students, and of their faculty and graduate student mentors. Their research may have been conducted as part of a class, an independent study, a community project, service-learning projects, creative projects, experiential learning, etc.  ~Around March 16, the ORU Coordinator will email registered presenters to share details about your scheduled presentation time for the ONLINE event.

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