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Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP)

The Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) is a paid
summer internship designed to foster the entrance of talented humanities,
social sciences, and fine arts students from diverse backgrounds into
graduate school and faculty positions in U.S. colleges and universities.

Each summer, the program brings to the University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill campus a cohort of 20 undergraduates (rising juniors and
seniors) from colleges and universities in the U.S. for an intensive, ten-week
research experience.

Stipend, on-campus housing, and other benefits are provided.

To apply to the program please use the application found on MURAP’s website For questions please contact Mr. Antonio D. Alanís, Program Coordinator, at


Early February

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Rising Junior, Rising Senior

Graduate: None

Award Type:
Other Awards/Resources

Award Period:
Summer (Undergraduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Fine Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences

Additional Qualifications:
U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

Last Updated:
July 12, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17