Research, Creative Activities & Innovation > Student Research > Undergraduate Student Research
Conducting research as an undergraduate student provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a subject about which you are passionate. Research opportunities can:
DePaul University fosters unique opportunities for undergraduates to participate in research. Every interested DePaul undergraduate student, from every college and every major, can participate in research. DePaul faculty regularly engage with and employ undergraduates during the academic year to assist with their research projects. DePaul offers options for undergraduates to engage in research for academic credit, for a stipend or on a voluntary basis.
Several colleges offer colloquiums and seminars that allow you to earn academic credit while gaining an understanding of the research process. Course requirements and the number of credits earned vary by college or schools. Many colleges also regularly offer innovative courses on current trends to keep students abreast with the latest technical development in their area.
Not every undergraduate research project requires funding to get started. If your project does, below are some approaches to funding that might be of interest to you.
Network with your professors to explore the possibilities:
A sampling of external programs to fund graduate-level research is detailed below. Additional information is available on Grant Forward.
Communicating research results is a critical part of the learning experience. Events both internal and external to DePaul can provide opportunities to present research results and confer with colleagues and peers.