OURSIP provides a limited number of grants to Princeton freshmen and sophomores (and occasionally juniors) who have independently created or secured an unpaid faculty-mentored research internship over the summer. Proposals must come with a strong faculty endorsement to be considered for funding.
Office of Undergraduate Research - Student Initiated Internships (OURSIP)
Class Years Eligible
Number of Projects / Participants in Previous Year
Number of Weeks
February - early April
Office of Undergraduate Research
Type of Support
OURSIP participants receive a stipend intended to offset the cost of room and board (must constitute a full-time commitment of at least 35 hours/week) and up to $500 to cover research-related expenses.