Fast Track Grant Article

FAST TRACK Undergraduate Research Mentor Grant

IUPUI students typically identify a mentor who will have them work on a current or new research project. Projects should be such that they will last over a period of several months up to two semesters. The mentor will receive $300 for research supplies or equipment. Note, this program does not provide student stipends.
Student Eligibility Requirements

  • Undergraduate student
  • Enrolled full-time at IUPUI
  • Pursuing their first undergraduate degree at IUPUI
  • Not currently enrolled in any CRL program (DSRP, MURI, UROP)
Program Benefits
  • No deadlines. Rolling acceptance of proposals.
  • No program requirements to meet
  • Allows students to gain research experience prior to applying for the UROP or MURI programs.
  • Allows students who don’t meet the eligibility criteria for UROP and MURI programs to gain research experience.
  • Allows recent MURI and UROP program alumni to continue working on their projects by providing supply funds to the mentor.
  • Successful completion of the project will allow the student to showcase their work at a campus poster symposium and/or publish it in the IU Journal of Undergraduate Research (
  • Mentors who seek undergraduate students to assist in their research can post an advertisement on the CRL site (LINK: COMING SOON!!)


This program requires an application by the mentor and NOT the student.


Contact Dominique M Galli, Ph.D. for more information.