MIT's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

Options: UROP Direct Funding

MIT and CME students may request UROP Direct Funding, when financial support from faculty is unavailable. The Direct Funding process is competitive—heeding the application deadline is crucial for full consideration.

Payroll Eligibility

Funding Options

When requesting materials funding, be sure to include details about your request in both your research proposal and in the Materials and Services section of your UROP Direct Funding application.

See Awards and Funds for details on the funds available through UROP direct funding.

Standards for Funding Requests

Approval Process

If your request is approved:

If your request is not approved:

Be sure to review all UROP Guidelines