Applications are no longer being accepted for the summer of 2024. Please check back in August of 2024 to apply for our year-round and summer programs. 

UROC Photo

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 $5,000 summer stipend (award amount and disbursement varies by program)

Typical eligibility requirements:

  • Rising juniors and seniors* 
  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Strong interest in pursuing graduate education, particularly in earning a master’s or PhD

*AWARDSS-PLUS may accept post-bacs and master's students.