Financial Support

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program:

  • $2500/student. Awarded in five installments upon receipt of required material.
  • Limited supplies for project (max $300)


SURF Faculty Match Program (details)

  • Faculty with available funds can pay a 50% match ($1250) for students to participate in the SURF program under their mentorship.  The OUR supplies the remaining $1250.

Other Options:

  • Individual faculty grants
  • Funds from Colleges and/or Departments
  • Work Study Students
    • Contact the Financial Aid office to verify the desired job duties are acceptable for the work study program.
    • Complete required documentation provided by Financial Aid.
  • The Student Government Association (SGA) provides limited travel grants for students belonging to approved Student Organizations.


Note: The volunteer internship program provides no financial support.