Other Program Opportunities

  • Fall 2019 Undergraduate Award Programs

    The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) invites all students to apply for the following research programs:


    Change Grants - UConn Co-op Legacy Fellowship Program

    Application Deadlines: Monday, September 30, 2019; Monday, February 10, 2020

    UConn Co-op Legacy Fellows engage in projects that represent the legacy of the UConn Co-op’s commitment to public engagement, innovation, and social impact, including service initiatives, creative endeavors, research, advocacy, and social entrepreneurship. Fellows receive up to $2000 to support project expenses. Applications are accepted twice per year in September and February.


    SHARE Awards

    Application Deadline: Monday, October 21, 2019 

    The Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts Research Experience (SHARE) Awards are a research apprenticeship program that pairs undergraduate research assistants with faculty mentors so students can develop research skills while contributing to a research project in the spring semester. Student-faculty teams apply jointly for $2,000 awards, which comprise a $1,500 student stipend and a $500 faculty mentor stipend. This program is designed for students in the earlier stages of their college careers, offering them an introduction to research and an opportunity to develop skills they will need for further research projects.


    UConn IDEA Grant Program

    Application Deadline: Monday, December 16, 2019 for summer funding; Monday, March 9, 2020 for academic year funding

    This UConn IDEA Grant program provide funding and support for student-designed projects, including artistic and creative endeavors, research projects, prototyping and entrepreneurial ventures, and service initiatives. There are two application cycles per year, with deadlines in the fall and in the spring.  Students can apply individually or as part of a small group working collaboratively on a project. Grants of up to $4000 per student are available.


    For more information, contact: Melissa Berkey at melissa.berkey@uconn.edu

If you have any questions, please contact Economics Advising Office at 860-486-3022.