On-Campus Programs

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF)

  • Have two years remaining before graduation
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.5
  • Be determined to pursue a PhD and an academic career in one of the MMUF fields
  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident or DACA grantee

McNair Program 

  • Commitment to pursuing doctoral studies
  • Junior/Senior (minimum 60 credit hours)
  • Member of an underrepresented group or a first generation and low income
  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

ROP (Research Opportunity Program) 

  • Interest in pursuing graduate/professional school
  • Sophomore/Junior
  • Member of an underrepresented group
  • US citizen or permanent resident or New Mexico resident
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

El Puente Research Fellowship
El Centro de la Raza’s El Puente Fellows Research Program supports and promotes undergraduate research in multiple academic areas. It offers 20 strong undergraduate students the opportunity to prepare for graduate level education over the course of two-semesters. El Puente Fellows work closely with graduate mentors, faculty and increase understanding and experience of academic research. 

STEM Research Programs

Engineering & Computer Science Student Research Experience Program

Any UNM undergraduate School of Engineering student interested in gaining research experience in the Engineering and Computer Science fields is encouraged to apply.

MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers)
Full time student and 2 years away from graduation
Commitment to pursuing a Ph.D. in a biomedical research field
US citizen or permanent resident
Member of an underrepresented group
Minimum GPA 3.0

UNM-AMP (UNM Alliance for Minority Participation)

  • Minority student (Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, African-American)
  • Admitted to STEM major in a UNM program and have a prospective research mentor
  • U.S. citizenship or status as a national, refugee alien, or permanent resident per NSF guidelines
Undergraduate Research Experience in Biomedical Sciences (UREBS)
Undergraduate Pipeline Network (UPN)