Undergraduate Research Co-op Fellowship (URCF)

The Undergraduate Research Co-op Fellowship program offers students the opportunity to work under the guidance of CEAS faculty members. Students that participate will benefit in several ways, including:

  • Financial compensation at a very competitive level
  • The building of a research pathway to graduate program admission, especially in UC CEAS programs
  • The building of a research pathway to a potential capstone project
  • Publishing of results in the Scholar@UC research repository and elsewhere

Application Deadline

September 16, 2022

Compensation

$9,000 over the duration of the semester.

Application Process & Requirements

Interested students should apply here. Please note, the application requires that you

  • Specify three (3) CEAS faculty with whom you would be interested in working with. To identify faculty, use:
  • Provide the contact information of two (2) previous co-op supervisors willing to serve as a reference
  • Selected students will receive co-op offers in October 2022

Application Eligibility

The minimum requirements for the program include:

  • Enrollment at UC during Spring 2023 semester in a program leading to an undergraduate degree awarded by CEAS
  • Certified eligible to co-op
  • Minimum of one (1) prior co-op experience by Fall 2022
  • UC cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Prior participation in the CEAS Protégé program is encouraged but not required

Student Outcomes

Student applicants will benefit from their participation in this program in several ways, including:

  • Financial compensation at a very competitive level
  • The building of a research pathway to graduate program admission, especially in UC CEAS programs
  • The building of a research pathway to a potential capstone project
  • Publishing of results in the Scholar@UC research repository and elsewhere

Questions about the fellowship?

If you have any questions, please contact Katy Markley, marklekc@ucmail.uc.edu or (513) 556-8434