Mellon Mays Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) is a two-year program for students in select fields who intend to pursue a PhD and a career in academia. The program aims to diversity the professoriate by increasing the number of faculty from underrepresented groups and also by supporting those with a demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities in higher education.
Travel Grant Program Travel Grants are awarded on a competitive basis to undergraduate students who have had an abstract accepted for a paper or poster presentation at a regional or national conference.
Astin Civic Engagement Scholars The Astin Scholars Program supports the work of a select group of students who conduct research on civic engagement during their senior year. Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, students integrate experience gained from an internship at a community organization with academic requirements.
Center for American Politics and Public Policy (CAPPP) Program While living at the UC Washington Center, CAPPP Quarter in Washington students carry out a research project on a topic of their own choosing and complete an internship at one of DC’s government agencies, think tanks, NGOs, non-profits, media outlets, advocacy, trade, and business organizations.
Lemelson Anthropological Honors Program The Lemelson Anthropological Honors Program supports the development of research and mentoring partnerships among undergraduate student anthropologists and faculty.
McNair Research Scholars Program The UCLA McNair Research Scholars Program is a two-year program that prepares first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in the humanities, arts, or social sciences for careers in academia. The program attracts scholars committed to transforming the academy through critical research.
Psychology Research Opportunities Program (PROPS) The UCLA Psychology Research Opportunity Programs (PROPS) is a two-quarter program that provides an opportunity for historically underrepresented students or those with a demonstrated financial need to begin their research careers and to acquire the needed experience for pursuing advanced studies in Psychology.
Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) The Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) offer undergraduate students the chance to work closely with faculty mentors on research projects. The programs are designed for students who wish to learn more about graduate school and potentially pursue a career in teaching and research.
Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Research Scholarships To encourage students to begin interdisciplinary research as undergraduates, the Office of Interdisciplinary & Cross Campus Affairs offers research scholarships to students whose research crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries. Successful applicants will receive stipends to work on research under the guidance of two faculty mentors.