Undergraduate Research & Mentoring Program

The Undergraduate Research & Mentoring Program (URMP) funds undergraduate research for students majoring in all Maseeh College undergraduate disciplines. Students will learn how to conduct research and work with a faculty mentor on an exciting research project.


  • Commit to the program through the end of the 2021 summer term
  • Work ~8h/week during the winter/spring and ~16h/week during the summer term on their research project
  • Participate in regular research meetings during the winter and spring term
  • Submit weekly progress reports
  • Present their research at the beginning of the 2021 fall term

Program eligibility

  • Maseeh College undergraduate student
  • Sophomore or junior standing
  • Strong academic record
  • Strong interest in research
  • No MECOP, CECOP, EWX, PCEP or other internships

**Women and underrepresented students are highly encouraged to apply**

The 2021 application is now closed. Please stay tuned for future updates.

Program Stipends (subject to change)

  • Winter/spring: $500 per term
  • Summer: $1,000



Please contact urmp@cecs.pdx.edu

Watch the 2020 URMP Symposium