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Personal Information

Your Name
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Class Year
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Your Project

Faculty Mentor Information

Faculty Mentor Full Name

Accounting Information

Ask your mentor or mentor's departmental accountant. Should be a 5 digit number.
Department Accountant Name (Ask Your Mentor)

Previous Research Experience

Have you worked on a previous UROP project at the University of Minnesota?
Have you previously worked on paid or unpaid research with this Faculty Mentor?

Special Features of your Project

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About Your Project Plans

Do not leave this blank. You need to demonstrate that you are aware of previous related research in your area.
Must be at least 1 week after date of submission
All URS projects should be completed by the end of the summer following your Second year.

Upload Your Project Proposal

Proposal requirements:

- 3 pages in length

- Double-spaced, 12-point font, Times New Roman, 1-inch margins

- Must contain an answerable research question

- Make it clear what you are researching and the methods you will use to find an answer. Be sure to describe the intellectual merit of your research.

- For sciences and technology (the medical sciences in particular), please make sure you have a clear hypothesis and explain the scientific merit of your proposed research.

- Should have already been reviewed by your faculty mentor and revised before you upload it here.
One file only.
256 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc.

Submit Your Application and Proposal

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