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BRIDGES Undergraduate Research Opportunity 

The BRIDGES Undergraduate Research Program was created to increase the number of undergraduate minority and underserved students participating in research activities at Mississippi State University.

The program provides opportunities for students to engage in meaningful work experiences to deepen their knowledge of research and to expose them to careers in research.  Through the BRIDGES Undergraduate Research Program, students have the opportunity to:

- build mentoring relationships with research professionals

- participate in the MSU Undergraduate Research Symposium

- explore graduate school and career opportunities

- attend monthly research-oriented workshops


BRIDGES Undergraduate Research Program is offered every spring semester, with applications being accepted in October.   

Participating MSU Centers and Institutes are listed below:

Advanced Composites Institute (ACI)


Athletic Engineering

Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS)

Center for Cyber Innovation (CCI)

MSU Chemical Lab

National Strategic Planning and Analysis Research Center (nSPARC)


SSRC – Evaluation and Research

SSRC- Gender Impact Lab

SSRC - SL4E Science Literacy for Equity


For more information, contact Judy Middleton- or Timothy Hopkins –


For more information please contact:
Judy Middleton-
Timothy Hopkins-