Summer Grant Programs

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program offers multiple research grant opportunities during the summer. To learn more, click the links below.

Young Scholars Grants

The Young Scholars Grant program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work full time on faculty-mentored research during the summer. Learn more here.

Community-Based Research Grants

The Community-Based Research grant program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work on faculty-mentored research that also benefits a community partner. Students work full-time on their research for one summer. Learn more here.

Sustainability Scholars Grants

The Sustainability Scholars Grant program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work on faculty-mentored research with a focus on the long-term environmental, social, economic, and/or justice aspects of stewardship and sustainability. Recipients are guided by two mentors from different fields of expertise, at least one of which is a St. Thomas faculty mentor. Students work full-time on their research for one summer. Learn more here.

Summer Housing Grants

Undergraduate St. Thomas students with plans to work on faculty-mentored research during the summer may apply for a stipend to help reduce the cost of on-campus housing. Students do not need to be recipients of any other UROP grants to be eligible. Learn more here.

Travel Grants

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program provides funding to help students travel to carry out research, and also to present research at academic conferences. Learn more about travel grants here.