Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)

Entering its 36th year, the University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) is designed for outstanding undergraduate students who are underrepresented in their field of study.

Purpose Statement

In support of Rackham Graduate School’s mission, SROP expands access and opportunity to diverse students and facilitates their preparation as a pathway to doctoral studies at U-M, resulting in increased representation.

Vision Statement

SROP at U-M strives to increase the number of diverse students with unique experiences by supporting their preparation for graduate studies. Through intensive mentorship, active learning, and enrichment activities, SROP fosters a community of scholars who increase social and cultural capital and networking while mastering research skills and knowledge that advances their preparation as candidates for successful graduate study at U-M and success in future careers, increasing representation in professional fields.

Download the SROP flyer.

2022-23 Application Workshops

Application workshop dates:

  • Wednesday December 15, 2021 8:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday January 12, 2022 8:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday January 25, 2022 8:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Register for an Application Workshop