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Michigan Center for Undergraduate Research

The Michigan Center for Undergraduate Research (MCUR) supports and advances strong undergraduate research by nurturing innovative ideas, projects and collaborations. Housed in the Honors College, MCUR provides for undergraduate researchers across Oakland University by offering information and training, by promoting ingenuity and aspiration, and by helping develop projects and project funding plans.

Scholarship Opportunities
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Undergraduate research opportunities are available in nearly every major.

Through research, you’ll learn to hone your skills in writing, creativity, editing and researching - skills essential for employment and/or graduate school.

Where do you start?
First, explore your options: areas of study, research mentors and centers and facilities. Then, reach out to a professor or mentor within your field of interest.

Questions? Contact

Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunities

Web GURU Guide to Undergraduate Research
This guide is full of additional information about undergraduate research programs, mentoring, and professionalism in the lab. 

Council on Undergraduate Research
CUR helps support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship.

Center for Undergraduate Research Leadership
The Center for Undergraduate Research Leadership (CURL), supports undergraduate research leadership initiatives. CURL assists in supporting leadership development and excellence among the Oakland University undergraduate community, and the qualities of creativity, innovation and social and public enterprise. The leadership center aims to advance the idea that strong undergraduate research leadership supports the future of higher education, the engine powering the success of our colleges and universities and of the public and private sectors.