Funding Opportunities for Students on Campus

The OUR has compiled funding opportunities to assist students in their search to fund their research experience. Please keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive list. If you are looking for something else, or know of something that you think we should add to this page, please contact us at

For questions related to a program, please look through the program's website and reach out to them directly.

Last updated: 6/23/2020
ProgramTimeframeEligibilityDACAApplication OpensApplication Deadline
100-Hour Undergraduate Research Internship (HURI)Fall, Spring & Summer semesterYesNo deadline. Apply anytime.
Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Award (CURA) Fall, Spring & Summer semesterMust have Federal Work StudyApplications accepted on a rolling basis. Applications submitted by the 2nd week of the semester are encouraged.
LAS Undergraduate Research Initiative (LASURI)Academic YearLAS major, 2.5 GPA; have 24 credit hoursTypically early March. (Check LASURI website for exact date).
The Engaged Research Fellowship (TERF)Fall, Spring & Summer semesterMust be a student from the College of EducationMay 15 for a July 1 start date, August 1 for a September 1 start date, & December 15 for a January 15 start date
UIC Scholarship List for DACAmented/Undocumented StudentsYes