PURE is a student-run program that connects freshmen and sophomores with graduate students for semester-long engineering research projects.

If you are a freshman or sophomore at UIUC, we encourage you to apply for the Spring 2020 program!

For graduate students interested in becoming mentors, please fill out the form:

Graduate Mentor Form

The application for mentors will close on 08/20/2020 at 11:59pm

For underclassmen or first-year transfer students interested in participating in the program, please fill out the application:

Undergraduate Mentee Application

The above form for undergraduates will be updated before the first day of the Fall 2020 semester.

For any questions, please reach out to Smarak Pattnaik at smarakp2@illinois.edu