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College of the Sciences
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Dean Hall 130
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7519
Phone: 509-963-1866

Undergraduate Research Funding

Undergraduate Research Grants

Office of Undergraduate Research grant program

The College of the Sciences continues to put collaboration between students and faculty at the center of undergraduate education. To that end, the college funds a portion of the proposals for faculty-mentored research projects submitted through the Office of Undergraduate Research grant program.

Deadline: 5:00 pm, the first Wednesday of November and February
Undergraduate Research Grants application.

COTS Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)


The COTS Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) will fund student researchers and their faculty mentors for up to six weeks (240 hours) of research beginning summer of 2023. Effort may be full-time or part-time in working the funded hours, but must be completed between July 1 and September 15. Click here for the SURE application and additional details.

Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2023 by noon 


Past Undergraduate Projects Funded

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Grant Recipients

Undergraduate Research Grant Recipients

Additional opportunities for undergraduate research and funding are available through the William O. Douglas Honors College and the Office of Undergraduate Research.


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