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Undergraduates are currently restricted from participating in any in-person activities including research. Researchers and students are encouraged to develop virtual or remote opportunities until such time as in-person research can resume.

  • All projects involving human subjects (including interviews) MUST be approved by the Homewood Institutional Review Board (HIRB) office prior to starting. Information about HIRB requirements and the approval process can be found here. Contact with any questions and to begin the approval process prior to starting any research. In order for HOUR to release funding for such projects, students must provide an IRB determination letter for our files.
  • All projects involving international travel (including a country you are a citizen of) MUST be registered and approved by the Office of Study Abroad prior to traveling. Contact prior to scheduling your trip. For HOUR to release funding for such projects, students must provide an approval letter from the Office of Study Abroad for our files.

HOUR Programs

HOUR is proud to offer a number of programs for registered Hopkins undergraduates to help facilitate valuable research experiences. All HOUR programs encourage applications from students from under-served backgrounds (e.g., first generation students, low-income backgrounds), those underrepresented in STEM fields, and those who have no prior research experience. Check out each HOUR program via the menu to the right.

All Opportunities

HOUR has compiled an extensive list of opportunities within the university and beyond for both research funding and research opportunities. Search using relevant fields for the best opportunities for you. Click here to access the database.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) also offers an extensive list of Summer REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) opportunities.


Vice Provost for Research

265 Garland Hall
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

(410) 516-8094

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