Interested in mentoring an undergraduate student?

The Pacific Internship Program for Exploring Science (PIPES) is now accepting intern request forms for faculty, scientists, and managers interesting in mentoring an intern over the Summer of 2019. Interested parties should fill out the PIPES 2019 Intern Request Form no later than Monday, February 4, 2019.

Present at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research is currently accepting student presentation abstracts in all fields and disciplines from the creative and performing arts to biomedical, engineering, and social science research. The submission deadline is December 4, 2018, and the conference will be held April 11-13, 2019 at the Kennesaw State University. Check out more details about the conference and the NCUR 2019 Timeline. All undergraduate students at UH Manoa are also eligible for UROP's Presentation Funding.

Library Treasures Video Shorts Competition

Participate in the library treasures video-shorts competition! The purpose of this competition is to promote the use of our library’s special collections by our students and to raise awareness campus-wide about the educational values of our library’s unique holdings. Awards will be given to the winner ($500), the runner-up ($200), and the third place ($100). Visit the competition website for more information.

Budget Samples Now Available

A variety of budget samples  are now available for reference, please review them along with the requirements of your specific funding application type.

Find Opportunities

Undergraduate research and creative works opportunities are available both on and off campus. UROP will continue to post such opportunities via our Find Opportunities page. Some current opportunities include:

CTAHR - Student Internship & Professional Opportunities   UH Scholarship Opportunities

Undergraduate Research and Creative Works

Next Project Applications Cycle: February 2 - March 3, 2019 (2/2 - 3/3)


The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) coordinates and provides opportunities for undergraduate students across all disciplines at UH Mānoa to engage in faculty-mentored research and creative works..

Research and Creative Work at UH Mānoa

UROP is proud to support the long-running and prestigious history of research that is an integral component of UH Mānoa, which holds the distinction of being one of only 32 universities in the nation to be a land-, sea-, and space-grant research university. UH Mānoa is ranked in the top 30 public universities in federal research funding for engineering and science, and 49th overall by the National Science Foundation.  UH Mānoa has been designated as a university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching..


The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Council (UROC) is UROP’s faculty advisory board consisting of full-time UH Mānoa faculty from a wide range of disciplines. Council members participate in the evaluation of funding applications and provide expertise in undergraduate research and creative works in their specific discipline to develop policy and strategic direction for UROP to address the needs of students, faculty and the broader UHM campus.