Resources to Support Undergraduate Research Activities 



Click on the links below to learn more about URaCE funding opportunities. Have questions about URaCE funding? Contact Us

Supports students engaged in mentored research with faculty. Click HERE to learn more.

Supports students engaged in mentored research with faculty over the summer. Click HERE to learn more.

Provides support for conference travel and related expenses. Click HERE to learn more.

Supports students engaged in undergraduate research at the University of Cadiz.  Click HERE to learn more.

Sharing Your Research

Conference Presentation Opportunities  

A tangible and highly valuable outcome of UR participation is the opportunity to share your findings through presentation and publication. Engaging in these activities will build your skills, and help you gain a  competitive advantage for graduate school, medical school, and the world of work.

National Conferences 

National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 2020

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is the largest UR conference in the country. Each year, approximately 4,000 undergraduates present their research, gain professional development skills, and network with other undergraduate researchers. 

The 2020 NCUR Conference will be held March 26-28 at at Montana State University.

Learn more

Abstract submission deadline: Dec. 6, 2019

Conference on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Posters on the Hill

This competitive event gives students the opportunity to showcase their research to congressional members, meet with their representatives, and learn about advocacy for undergraduate research.

Abstract deadline: Nov. 5, 2019

Learn more and apply: CUR Posters on the Hill 2019

Regional Conferences 

Tennessee Experiential Learning Symposium

Tennessee Experiential Learning Symposium (TELS)  features student projects from across Tennessee.

2019 TELS Symposium: information will be posted soon. 

Southern Conference Undergraduate Research Forum

The fourth annual SoCon Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF) will showcase more than 150 UR projects.  

SoCon Forum will be held Nov. 1-3, 2019  at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Contact the  Office for URaCE to learn more

Posters at the Tennessee State Capitol

Students who participate travel to the state capitol to share  research findings with legislators, and communicate the transformational power of UR participation.

Abstract submission deadlineTBD

Contact the Office for URaCE to learn more

Posters at the Capitol will be held on Wed. February 26, 2020

 International Conferences  

2nd World Congress on Undergraduate Research: The congress offers an opportunity for global dialogue across many different fields of inquiry. Students across the world are invited to share their research, develop new professional networks, and create international research partnerships.

Learn more here: CUR World Congress