Application Process

You must submit an application prior to beginning the research and may not start the research until the application has been approved. Although you already “have” the money and the process is not competitive, you must explain your intended project to a panel of people in your discipline and those who may not be familiar with your project. At this time, you may complete additional approval processes or training if you intend to complete a special permission project.

Follow the steps below to guide your application process:

If you have questions about URS or the application process, contact Heidi Fahning, UROP Graduate Assistant at or 612-625-6939.