Undergraduate Research Programs

Independent Research

UC San Diego undergraduate students have the opportunity to gain academic credit while working with SIO Faculty on current research and projects.

Honors Program

The Honors Program at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is available to a select number of UC San Diego undergraduates who have demonstrated excellence in the Marine Biology or Earth Sciences majors.

BS/MS Contiguous Program

The BS/MS Program is a rigorous and stream-lined track leading to Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Science (MS). The program is available to UC San Diego undergraduates enrolled in majors at Scripps Institution of Oceanography or related fields.

Scripps Undergraduate Research Symposium

Undergraduate student researchers are given the opportunity to showcase their research projects at the annual Scripps Undergraduate Student Symposium.

Instructional Improvement Grant Program

The Scripps Undergraduate Instructional Improvement Grant provides support for projects and innovations in undergraduate education at Scripps.

Undergraduate Conference Travel Awards

The purpose of Undergraduate Conference Travel Awards is to encourage and assist undergraduate researchers at Scripps to present their results at scientific and professional conferences.