Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium

Summer-Only Programs
Application Deadline: February 1, 2023.


(Year-Round Programs Application are CLOSED.)

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UROC (pronounced you-rock) is administered by the University of Arizona Graduate College, and provides participants with excellent research training and graduate school preparation through:

  • research experience under the guidance of a faculty mentor
  • professional development and graduate admission workshops 
  • social networking and a community building with like-minded peers
  • poster session, oral presentation, and abstract writing
  • a free comprehensive GRE workshop
  • and a $5,000* summer stipend.


Typical eligibility requirements:

  • Class standing
  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Strong interest in pursuing graduate education, particularly in earning a master’s or PhD

There are many reasons for embarking on graduate study. Higher earnings and lower unemployment rates are two GREAT ones! 
Check out the recent US Bureau of Labor Statistics Data.

​​​​*award amount and disbursement varies by program