Fund Your Research

If the research experience you are participating in is unpaid, use these resources to explore funding options available to you.

  • Office of Undergraduate Research Funding Programs – There are many different funding programs administered by the Office of Undergraduate Research at UConn. Amounts, durations, and requirements of each program vary.
  • External Funding Sources – There are many external research funding sources. They often have requirements based on the type of research and the area of study. Check out some of them here.
  • National Science Foundation Funding Opportunities – This directory, compiled by the National Science Foundation, lists a variety of fellowships, scholarships, and other research funding opportunities.
  • Fellowships – A fellowship can be broadly described as a monetary award given to a student to pay for academic pursuits, often involving research. Learn more about fellowship options and how to apply with these resources.