What is UROP?
The deadline to submit an application for Fall 2014 is September 17 at 4:30 p.m.
To submit an application, please see the How to participate section.
The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) provides undergraduate students with unique and exciting opportunities to explore cutting-edge research at the University of Ottawa while they define their professional goals.
Benefits of UROP
- an enriched student university experience
- research opportunities for undergraduate students
- one-on-one relationships between students and faculty
- hands-on experience in student’s field of study
- preparation for graduate studies
- increased student engagement with learning
- help for students making career decisions
What does it consist of?
By participating in UROP, a student receives a $1,000 award and devotes, during one academic term, at least 50 hours to the research project conducted by the faculty sponsor he or she has chosen. Each faculty sponsor receives $500 in research funds to support his or her involvement in the program.