All documents MUST be uploaded as a PDF AND submitted as a hard copy in the UROP Office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2015. In addition, they should include a header or footer and page numbers. The file should be saved as (Last Name, First Name, 2015).

  1. UROP Online Application
  2. Personal Statement (MUST be uploaded as a PDF and a hard copy submitted)
    The 1-2 personal statement is your opportunity to showcase your skills and qualifications pertaining to the fellowship. A personal statement may include academic, professional and life experiences that reflect relevant outstanding personal qualifications as well as career goals, research goals, and personal characteristics. Additionally, a personal statement gives you an opportunity to explain potential hardships or drawbacks in other areas of your application.
  3. Research Proposal (MUST be uploaded as a PDF and a hard copy submitted)
    The 5-8 page research proposal is a persuasive document that describes the purpose of your research, why it should be done, your methodology, your proposed timeline, the scope of the summer project, and your expected results by the end of the fellowship.
  4. Recommendation Letters
    You will need 2 recommendation letters; one letter must be from your current Research Sponsor/Day to Day Supervisor, U of M faculty member, graduate student instructor, or academic advisor who can speak specifically about your academic or abilities. The other can be from anyone you have a professional relationship with. If you are applying to work on the same project you have been working on during the academic year, one of your letters should be from your research sponsor.  Each recommender must write a letter of recommendation, complete a Recommendation Form, and submit both the form and the letter of recommendation electronically (as a pdf).
  5. Resume (MUST be uploaded as a PDF and a hard copy submitted)
    You must submit a PDF file as part of your UROP Application.
  6. Official Transcript
    You will need to submit an official transcript from U of M and any other institutions (higher education institutions, e.g. all community colleges attended)

    Order online.
    Current and many former students with a uniqname and university/Kerberos password can order transcripts online through Wolverine Access. From the Student Business page, choose Order Transcript. This option is not available to those students who need rush service, have attachments which must accompany the transcript, or who last attended prior to Fall 1993

Send to:

Charmise L. Knox

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)

1190 Undergraduate Science Building (USB)

204 Washtenaw Ave

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2215

734.615.9000 (office) -- 734.615.9971 (fax)

Transcript processing ordinarily takes two business days and is free of charge.