Welcome! On this page you will find links to forms and other web sources that will be useful throughout your tenure as a CAPS Research Scholar or McNair Scholar.
Find a Mentor
Follow this link to browse potential faculty mentors that will serve as your guide and professional support during your time as a McNair Scholar. Remember! You may choose to work with a faculty member not listed on this page.
UConn Office of Undergraduate Research
The Office of Undergraduate Research is a resource for all undergraduates seeking to enrich their undergraduate experiences through participation in research, scholarship, and creative activity. Follow this link to learn more.
Research and Conference Opportunities
A list of upcoming research and conference opportunities by season through the National McNair Scholars Website
Graduate School Preparation Support
UConn CAPS Research Scholar and McNair Scholar Funding Request Form
To obtain funding for travel to a workshop, conference or graduate school visit, please complete this form.
You may also be directed to this page when your research group is specifically invited by the CAPS Research office to request consumable project supplies.
Campus Visitation Opportunities
A list of programs offered by various colleges and universities to explore their research and graduate programs; some include graduate school application preparation. Through the National McNair Scholars Website
Graduate school application fee waiver list for McNair Scholars
A list of graduate schools accepting fee waivers as well as benefits available to McNair Scholars at various institutions
Additional Graduate Study Funding
A list of links to external funding opportunities by discipline through the National McNair Scholars Website
UConn Academic Achievement Center
UConn’s Academic Achievement Center offers one on one academic coaching, supplemental instruction to improve your performance in specific courses, presentations, and workshops. Follow this link to learn more.
UConn Quantitative Learning Center
Follow this link to learn about tutoring services available to students in quantitative intensive courses.
UConn Writing Center
Follow this link to learn about tutoring services available to students for improving writing skills or to make an appointment.