Texas Tech University






URS is a two-semester, or longer, commitment. The program begins September 1 and culminates in the spring with a mandatory presentation in the TTU Undergraduate Research Conference.


  • Applicant must be a member of the Honors College to apply to the URS program.

  • Prospective Scholars must be enrolled and in good standing with the Honors College.

  • Students are expected to find a faculty mentor with whom to perform research. The URS Director is available for help in finding a mentor.

  • Students from any discipline are eligible to apply to the URS program. Any full-time TTU or TTUHSC faculty member is eligible to be a mentor.

  • Students may research during academic breaks and summer semesters with approval from the URS Director.