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U-rise - About

What happens after I apply?

Your application will be reviewed by the U-RISE committee, and you should be notified by July if you have been selected.

What are the next steps?

If you are selected as a U-RISE awardee, you will be contacted by U-RISE regarding the 3 -day Kick-off Workshop. The workshop where the program expectations will be presented to the awardee’s.          

Are 3rd and 4th year students eligible to apply?

As long as students have at least 2 years to graduate they are eligible for this program.

Who are the eligible mentors?

Here is the list of eligible mentors. Please select your mentor from this pre-approved list.

If I already have a mentor/advisor I’m working with, can I continue with this advisor if accepted to the U-RISE program?

If you already have an advisor/mentor you are working with, they may qualify to be a U-RISE mentor. They would be required to complete the Mentor training program. If they are interested, please have them reach out to one of our program Directors, Dr. Todd Hagobian or Dr. Sarah Keadle.

Can I apply to URISE and other programs on campus (e.g. COMPASS, BEACON, Frost)?

Yes you can apply to other programs on campus. However, if you are selected for U-RISE you will not be able to participate in the other programs.  

I have never conducted research before, am I still eligible?

Yes you are eligible! U-RISE is designed for students to participate in a 2-year research experience.

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