Current Student Opportunities
Empowering Creativity, Celebrating Achievement
Welcome students! The Undergraduate Research, Arts and Design Network is dedicated to bringing you more opportunities to create and showcase amazing scholarly work. Check back often to learn about exciting programs, courses and other opportunities.
Many departments host regular seminars, brown bags or lectures throughout the academic year for students to learn more about the research and happenings in that department. Check out this list to see all of the departments across campus offering such events.
McNair Scholars & Research Opportunity Program
Priority deadline of April 18, 2022 has passed, but still accepting applications
The mission of the University of New Mexico’s Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program and the Research Opportunity Program (ROP) is to prepare high achieving undergraduate students for admission into graduate school to pursue master’s and doctoral degrees. The McNair/ROP programs offer eligible students the opportunity to conduct faculty-mentored research as well as travel opportunities and support during the graduate application process. Please visit for more details and eligibility.
Howard University Graduate School Prep Workshop Series
FREE Offerings from August 23 – September 27, 2022
Who is the Workshop Series For?
• Undergraduate students and recent college graduates interested in pursuing a master’s or Ph.D., but not sure where or how to start — or which school or program is the right fit.
• Students who are curious about “grad school” and the research and internship opportunities that might be available to help them gain real-world experiences in their field of interest and enhance their research skills.
• Students wondering, “Is graduate school right for me?
Purdue University Engineering Virtual Graduate Showcase
September 25 - 26, 2022
Meet Purdue Engineering Graduate Programs & Faculty and learn about both graduate research and summer undergraduate research programs at Purdue. Free, online, and interactive.
• Register to access pre-event content
• Present a research poster for cash prizes (optional) - best poster and people's choice
• Attend event to receive an application fee waiver, in order to apply to Purdue Graduate Programs for FREE (good for up to two years)!