The Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF) provides up to $1,000 in support for specific scholarly research projects conducted by full-time UT undergraduate students enrolled in any department. Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research with support from the academic colleges, these fellowships are intended to cover costs associated with academic research projects proposed and written by student applicants and undertaken with the supervision of a university tenured or tenure-track faculty member, lecturer, senior lecturer or full-time research scientist/engineer. Some restrictions apply.
Learn more about the URF:
- Before Applying: Eligibility, evaluation, research approval, and deadlines
- Application Process and Tips: writing tips, FAQs, and more
- Using URF Funds
- Past Recipients
The fall 2021 URF deadline has been extended to Oct. 11. Learn more about the process and hear tips for writing your own application at our funding workshops.
- Thursday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m.
- Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m.
Fall 2021 funding workshops will be via Zoom. In order to receive the Zoom information, you will need to register.
Once you have submitted your documents, your faculty supervisor will be forwarded an email to submit their recommendation letter and approval of the proposal. If you do not know your faculty member’s EID and email, you can find them through the directory.