Summer Research Opportunity Progam (SROP)

A gateway to graduate education at Committee of Institutional Cooperation (CIC) universities. The goal of the program is to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue graduate study and research careers. The program helps prepare undergraduates for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors and enrichment activities. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident and plan to pursue a PhD in graduate school.

The SROP program is not for students pursuing professional degrees such as law, medical, and MBA degrees.

Stipend, housing, and travel allowance provided.


November through February

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Rising Sophomore or Junior

Graduate: First Year Graduate Student, Masters Student

Award Type:
Other Awards/Resources

Award Period:
Summer (Undergraduate)
Summer (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Open to all fields

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen or permanent resident

Last Updated:
July 8, 2015

Last Updated: 6/8/16