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Benefits of Being a UROC Scholar

Extra Benefits of Being a UROC Scholar

UROC Scholars will develop the following skills through participation in our Summer Undergraduate Research Institute (SURI), ongoing workshops and outreach visits during the academic year, and the Take Me to the Doctorate workshop series every fall semester:
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Critical thinking and complex problem solving
  • Effective interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Effective cross-cultural collaboration
  • Effective local and global civic engagement
  • Demonstrated integrity and ethical responsibility
  • Demonstrated understanding of global context and issues
  • Demonstrated ability for self-reflection
  • Enhanced leadership experience
UROC student scholars are eligible for travel funding to attend regional and national conferences, graduate recruitment fairs, and other academic development events sponsored by UROC and the Division of Undergraduate Education.
UROC Scholars are also eligible for a fee reduction voucher for 50% off of the GRE General Test fee. All graduating UROC Scholars are required to participate in the Take Me to the Doctorate Series and take the GRE General Test prior to end of the fall semester.
If you are looking for research opportunities, visit the Prospective Scholars page for links and information.