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Undergraduate Research
Office of Undergraduate Research

No matter their major, students can pursue their interests, enhance their skills and expand their education by participating in research and creative activity as an undergraduate.

Did you know 2/3 of undergraduates work with faculty on out-of-class projects? Conducting research and engaging in scholarly and creative projects allows students to pursue their interests, enhance their skills and expand their education. 

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) helps students find funding for their projects from state, U of I and off-campus sources. Students can also receive financial assistance directly from OUR for their research and to travel to conferences where they present their results, often making valuable professional and industry connections. 

Your gift to the Undergraduate Research Excellence Fund will ensure students across U of I can conduct and showcase their own research while honing their creativity, problem-solving skills and critical thinking abilities.  

This invaluable experience is possible because of generous donors like you. Join faculty in their investment with a gift today. Each gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $500!

Faculty Undergraduate Research Excellence $600 Challenge
Thank you to our amazing faculty who help lead research and those who support them! Go Vandals!
Early Bird Challenge
Thank you to Kaitlin, Alex, Payton & LeAnn for being our early bird donors!
University of Idaho Foundation $30,000 Challenge
We did it! Thank you, U of I Foundation and outstanding supporters!
1,500 / 1,500 Gifts
Overnighter Challenge
We had a tie! The funds below will get the boost from the U I Foundation. CAMP: Si Se Puede Endowment $500 Kootenai County 4-H $250 Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) $250
Rank Prize Overnighter Program Challenge Gifts
1 $500 CAMP: Si Se Puede Endowment 16
2 $500 Kootenai County 4-H 9
3 Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) 9
4 National Model UN - Martin Institute 7
5 Department of Agricultural Education, Leadership & Communications 5
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