Office of Undergraduate Research

and Creative Scholarship

Beyond the classroom.

We strive to facilitate a campus culture in which mentored undergraduate research and creative scholarship can thrive and to provide programs and activities that support and celebrate scholarly activities by students across all disciplines.

News & Announcements


STEM Research Abroad Fellowship

The Study Abroad Center, OURCS, and Experiential Learning have teamed up to provide a "STEM Research Abroad Fellowship" for two students in the 2018 summer term. This fellowship will provide funding for the students to conduct lab research at an overseas university, through our partner program, Arcadia. The application deadline is Nov. 15. More details about the fellowship and the application process can be found here STEM Research Abroad Fellowship.

2017 Summer Fellowship Application Cycle is complete. Congrats to all of our 2017 fellowship winners! 

Research Funding

Full-time summer research and support funding opportunities are available for student researchers across all disciplines.

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Events & Conferences

The Student Research Symposium in the Fall and the Festival of Scholars in the Spring provide opportunities for students to showcase the results of their research,

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I feel like I have learned how to tackle problems more easily and learned how to deal with them more appropriately. I feel like this summer taught me how to be self-disciplined and independent but (I also) learned to ask for help. I feel like I am prepared for future courses and research projects.

Marilyn Arceo '14