Formal Research Programs

Honors Undergraduate Research Scholars (HURS)

The purpose of the Honors Undergraduate Research Scholars (HURS) Program is to foster and support high-performing undergraduate students involved in independent research.

Entrance into the program is by invitation only. Incoming first-year students will receive application information in the mail upon acceptance into CSU. Current CSU students must meet with the program coordinator in order to apply for the program.

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Rocky Mountain Scholars Program

The Rocky Mountain Scholars Program (RMSP), funded by the National Science Foundation, provides funding and enrichment opportunities for both undergraduates and graduate students studying in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

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Mentored Research and Artistry Program

The Mentored Research and Artistry Program is designed to enhance and recognize the learning experiences of undergraduates who are engaged in research, artistry, or other forms of creative work.

The experience allows students to distinguish themselves as undergraduate scholars in their disciplines. This opportunity is open to all undergraduate students in good academic standing who have at least two full semesters remaining before graduation.

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Undergraduate Research and Opportunities Program (UROP)

The Undergraduate Research & Opportunities Program (UROP) exists to provide a research experience to any undergraduate student seeking such an opportunity. UROP is for any current undergraduate student, regardless of year at CSU and major.

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