Current URS Students

If you are currently completeing a research project with a URS, it is important that you understand how the scholarship will be paid and details about your project expenses. 

Scholarship Award

The scholarship portion of your award will be paid in two payments into your student financial aid account as scholarship money. You will receive an initial $700 at the start of your project. You will receive the final $700 of the award when you have completed the four ending requirements.


All URS expenses are handled through your faculty mentor's department. The accounting team receives a copy of your approved expenses.  Your award letter lists the contact person in the department, any disbursement questions should be directed to them.

Ending Requirements

Once you have reached the end of your project, there are four ending requirements that must be completed in order for you to complete your URS and receive the final $700 of your scholarship.