An opportunity for first-year students to conduct research!


Help your peers navigate undergraduate research at Mines!

Funding Your Research

Mines has many opportunities for undergraduates to pursue funded research opportunities or to use research opportunities to gain course credits. Opportunities such as FIRST (Freshman Innovation and Research Scholar Training) and BOTS (Bridge Opportunity for Transfer Students) provides undergraduates from all backgrounds with the support they need to get a head start in their industry.

For Freshman:

Freshman Innovation Research Scholars

For Current Researchers:

Travel Grants

For Everyone:

Mines Undergraduate Research Fellowship

For REU Seekers:

Bridge Opportunity for Transfer Students

For Everyone:

Work Study and Independent Study