Undergraduate Research

Other Research Opportunities

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

College of Engineering and Engineering Technology 

  • Engineering Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship (EURA) Program was created to attract undergraduate students toward engineering research. Specifically, EURA provides Engineering and Technology students an opportunity to closely work with CEET faculty on exciting research projects so as to expand their domain of knowledge and skills.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

  • Undergraduate Artistry and Research Apprenticeship Program (UARAP) allows faculty to engage undergraduates in their artistic and other scholarly activities in one-on-one mentorships and stimulate student interest in understanding professional practice and its relationship to graduate study.

Other NIU Opportunities

  • EYE (Expand Your Education) Grant offers University Honors students the opportunity to apply for up to $1,000 in funding to support travel, supplies, and other costs associated with the University Honors Capstone, study abroad programs, Honors-related research and artistry endeavors, and other appropriate educational activities. 
  • PROMISE Scholars is a campus-wide initiative for new freshmen and sophomore students enrolled in a STEM major or undecided about their major choice.  PROMISE Scholars will participate in a summer pre-college program, STEM Learning Communities, research and peer opportunities with faculty and students, and career readiness activities with national corporations.

Non-NIU Opportunities