Stipends available for Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) students participating in their first summer research experience (FRI alumni conducting more advanced summer projects in or outside of stream labs should apply to the TIDES Summer Research Funding for advanced work below).
Support can be for full or part time research placements, determined by your research supervisor and the availability of each type of position in your lab.
U.S. citizens or permanent residents
Full-time requires 35-40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks.
Half-time requires either 18-20 hours per week for eight weeks or 35-40 hours per week for four weeks.
The level of stipend and the exact dates and hours committed to research each week will be arranged with your research supervisor.
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS (OFFERED BY OFFICE OF VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH)
Support for specific scholarly research projects conducted by full-time UT undergraduate students enrolled in any department
Cover costs associated with academic research projects proposed and written by student applicants and undertaken with the supervision of a university tenured or tenure-track faculty member, lecturer, senior lecturer or full-time research scientist/engineer
UNIVERSITY CO-OP / GEORGE H. MITCHELL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT AWARDS FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
Faculty members nominate students who have demonstrated superior scholarly or creative achievement through a notable paper or thesis, research project, creative or artistic endeavor, or other product of the student’s academic work.
Nominees must be either a junior or senior currently enrolled at UT Austin or have received their undergraduate degree in December of the academic year in which the award is being given.
Three students will receive awards of $2,000 each, three students will receive awards of $3,000 each, and one student will be awarded the grand prize of $10,000.