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 2022 program!

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

Graduate Mentor Form

The application for mentors will close on 01/20/2022 at 11:59 PM

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

Undergraduate Mentee Application – NOT AVAILABLE YET

The application will be close on Sunday, 01/23/2022 at 11:59 PM.

For any questions, please reach out to Ruidi Huang at ruidih2@illinois.edu. You may also contact any other committee member.

OLD: Fall 2020 Info Session Recording: 08/28/2020