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Undergraduate Research Fellows Program Application Announcement

Friday, November 15, 2019

The Undergraduate Research Fellows Program (URFP) will be accepting applications for the 2020 program from October 15 – November 15, 2019.

URFP a two-quarter program that supports undergraduates conducting STEM research projects with a UCLA Faculty Research Mentor during Winter and Spring 2020. Fellows are eligible to receive scholarships up to $3000. This program is particularly suited for students who are beginning to conduct STEM research or who are early-on in their undergraduate research careers. Fellows will be required to enroll in the HNRS-101A: Student Research Forum in Winter 2020 (T/R: 2-4pm), which is a professional & career development seminar to supplement the undergraduate STEM research experience.


Application Period: October 15 – November 15, 2019; all application materials are due by 11:59pm.


Application Materials: Online Submission from the applicant (prompts & submission instructions available on the URFP webpage)



  • Must have a current STEM research project with a UCLA Faculty
  • 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Expected graduation date of Spring 2020 or later
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, International, or AB 540 student status

Required Course enrollment: HNRS-101A (Student Research Forum; 2 units Pass/No Pass) Tues/Thurs 2:00-4:00pm during Winter 2020 only

For more information, visit the URFP webpage.

For research projects in the Humanities, Arts, or Social Sciences, apply to the URFP administered by the Undergraduate Research Center – Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.