Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives (OADI) Research Scholars Program:

ORSP Eligibility & Requirements:

First-year PSP undergraduate students interested in conducting research in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and NonSTEM (arts, humanities, social sciences) fields that also identify as any of the following:

  • A member of an ethnic group that is underrepresented in U.S. higher/graduate education (students of African, Arab/Middle-Eastern, Asian, Pacific Islander, Latino/Latina, Native American/Indigenous, and/or multiracial background),
  • First-generation students of any cultural background,
  • Students given a Pell Grant.


Candidates interested in applying to the OADI Research Scholarship Program (ORSP) for the fall 2020 semester are welcome to contact OADI at oadi.cornell.edu with any questions or concerns. 

The application dates are as follows:

  • Applications are closed
  • There is a cap of 15 students in a cohort

Important dates to remember:

  • Interview dates TBA.
  • Decisions will be made after all interviews are completed.
  • All accepted applicants must attend a symposium event- date TBA