31st Annual CTAHR Student Research Symposium

The College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources is proud to host the 31st Annual Student Research Symposium on Monday, April 15, 2019, 8:00 am-1:30 pm, in the UHM Campus Center Ballrooms and 3rd Floor Rooms 307, 308, 309 and 310. In celebration of a new Symposium format, CTAHR will be providing more than $20,000 in awards. Visit the event website for more details.

44th Albert L. Tester Memorial Symposium

Attend the 44th Annual Albert L. Tester Memorial Symposium, to be held at the Keoni Auditorium, East-West Center, April 10-12. All are welcome to listen to research presentations from graduate and undergraduate students across multiple disciplines of natural sciences, and to attend presentations from our invited Keynote speaker, Dr. Kristy Kroeker, Associate Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UC Santa Cruz.

UHM College of Natural Sciences Funding Support for SACNAS – The National Diversity in STEM Conference

UHM CNS undergraduates may qualify for funding support to present their research at the 2019 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference. The deadline to apply for support is 11:59 pm on April 15!

Luce, Marshall, and Rhodes Scholarship Opportunities

The Scholarships and Fellowships Office is happy to announce that the current scholarship cycle is open! More information can be found on the Scholarships and Fellowships website.

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: September 9 - October 10, 2019 (9/9 - 10/10)


The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) coordinates and promotes 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.