UCF Undergraduate Research by the Numbers
of undergraduate researchers continue their education
Student posters accepted to the campus showcase
Students with research funding
OUR Student Research Grants
The Office of Undergraduate Research provides funding to undergraduate researchers to support their research and creative projects. Grants are funded in two categories:
- On-Campus Research Costs: Funding for materials, equipment, etc. not available on UCF’s campus. Individuals qualify for up to $750, and groups of undergraduate researchers qualify for up to $1,250.
- Off-Campus Research Costs: Funding for travel costs associated with conducting research. Individual traveling to conduct research are eligible for up to $1250 to support cost of travel (i.e. flights, hotel stays). Groups of students traveling are eligible for up to $2500 in funds.
Applications Due: October 25th
Peer Advising Hours
OUR Peer Mentors are available for drop-in hours at the following times*:
Monday: 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 – 11 a.m.
Thursday: 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m.
They are also available for thirty minute appointments on:
Tuesday: 1 – 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 3 – 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
*Appointments are required during finals and University breaks.
Congratulations to the September Distinguished Undergraduate Researcher, Adil Riahi
Adil works with Dr. Shawn Putnam in the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. His most recent research is titled, "Optimizing a Concentrated Solar Power Plant." What Adil enjoys most about his research is that he can "foster the use of sustainable energy to preserve the environmentCongratulations Adil on being this month's DURA Winner!