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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.

El Puente Research Fellowship

Applications due May 20, 2024

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El Puente Research Fellowship, a program under El Centro de la Raza, supports and promotes undergraduate research in multiple academic areas. It offers undergraduates the opportunity to prepare for graduate level education over the course of two semesters. El Puente is recruiting now for scholars to begin in Fall 2024. A stipend of $2000 will be paid upon completion of the program. Read more and apply.

Faculty-mentored Research Award

Applications due May 31, 2024

competition icon The UNM Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) and the Undergraduate Research, Arts and Design Network (URAD) are seeking nominees for the 2024 Faculty-Mentored Research Award. This joint award will be given annually to an outstanding undergraduate researcher and their faculty research mentor based upon the demonstration of a strong research partnership. In addition to quality of research and research outcomes, this award recognizes successes in developing a collaborative relationship and prioritizes aspects of the research process that contribute to professional growth of the student. Read more and apply here.