Upcoming Deadlines for VCU Undergraduate Research Programs!

research_opportunities-thumb-510x259-14394Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Summer FellowshipMar. 1st

Global Education Undergraduate Research Fellowships – Mar. 1st

Undergraduate Fellowships for Clinical and Translational ResearchMar. 1st

Undergraduate Fellowships for Community Engaged & Translational Research – Mar. 1st

Poster Symposium for Undergraduate Research and CreativityAbstracts by Mar. 14th

Chemistry Research Experience for UndergraduatesMar. 1st

Honors Summer Undergraduate Research ProgramMar. 6th

Rice Center Research GrantsApr. 1st

Microbiology, Infectious Disease and Public Health EpidemiologyMar. 15th

Physiology and Biophysics Summer Research ProgramFeb. 15th

JACK’S Pediatric and Neonatal Summer ResearchMar. 1st

Spit for Science will be recruiting for Fall semester soon!

Upcoming Info Sessions for VCU Summer Fellowships for Undergraduate Research

urop-mainThe VCU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) will host info sessions for undergraduate students who are interested in applying for the VCU Summer Fellowships for Undergraduate Research on the dates listed below.

January 30th, 3-4pm – Harris Hall 2126

February 4th, 3-4pm – Harris Hall 2122
February 19th, 3-4pm – Harris Hall 2126

The info sessions will focus on the application process, proposal components, funding mechanisms, and general information related to the Fellowship research experience.  To learn more about the VCU Summer Fellowships for Undergraduate Research and how to apply, please visit:

http://wp.vcu.edu/vcuurop/2014/01/13/new-fellowships2014/

Feel free to contact Herb Hill at hhill@vcu.edu with any questions or concerns.

Call for Abstracts: VCU Poster Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creativity!

Organized by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) and part of VCU Student Research Week, the annual Undergraduate Poster Symposium is a wonderful opportunity for students to present their research endeavors to their academic peers, members of the VCU faculty, community members, and friends and family.  All undergrads from every discipline are encouraged to present and attend.  Presentations may be for completed research projects, completed papers, or research in progress.

Projects involving creative work such as prose or poetry, performances, and artwork will be considered for acceptance if they are part of a scholarly project undertaken by the student.  We are currently accepting poster abstracts up until the deadline of March 14th, 2014.  All abstracts should be submitted to http://go.vcu.edu/uroppostersubmit

After students are notified of their acceptance, we will accept electronic file submission of their posters until the deadline of April 5th.   Note: We hold poster workshops Jan. – Mar. and we are now able to print research posters free of cost to our students!

Abstracts should include: Name/Major of student, Name/Dept. of Faculty Mentor, Title of research Project, Brief description of research project.  All inquiries to hhill@vcu.edu

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New 2014 Summer Fellowships for Undergraduate Research at VCU!

In addition to our annual UROP Fellowship for Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship, we are very pleased to announce a number of new funded fellowship opportunities for undergraduates interested in conducting research during the summer of 2014!  Below you will find a brief description for each fellowship opportunity with a link to the full description. Students and faculty mentors from all disciplines are encouraged to apply!  Deadline for proposals is March 1st, 2014.  Feel free to direct any questions to Herb Hill at hhill@vcu.edu

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Global Education Undergraduate Research Fellowships

For the summer of 2014 the Global Education Office will fund three unique undergraduate fellowship awards for research projects, mentored by VCU faculty. Research proposals should show evidence of significant engagement with a culture originating from outside of the US that is different from the applicant’s native culture. Successful proposals should exhibit how the project will increase the student researcher’s knowledge, skills and experience to demonstrate successfully functioning across a variety of borders, such as national, linguistic, cultural, religious, and/or others. Each fellowship award includes $1500 in funding for the student and $500 for the faculty mentor.  For details and to apply visit: http://www.research.vcu.edu/vpr/ugresources/geo_fellowship.htm  

cctrUndergraduate Fellowships for Clinical and Translational Research

For the summer of 2014 the VCU Center for Clinical and Translational Research will fund one undergraduate research fellowship award for a clinical translational research project focused on human health and mentored by a VCU faculty member. A clinical translational research project is one that aims to translate scientific discoveries into improved human health and wellness. Successful proposals must discuss how the project will increase the student researcher’s knowledge, skills and experience while simultaneously attempting to advance human health through clinical research. Each fellowship award includes $1500 in funding for the student and $500 for the faculty mentor.  For details and to apply visit: http://www.research.vcu.edu/vpr/ugresources/cctr_urop_fellowship.htm

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Undergraduate Fellowships for Community Engaged and Translational Research

For the summer of 2014 the Division of Community Engagement and the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) will fund three undergraduate community-engaged research fellowship awards for research projects mentored by VCU faculty and carried out in collaboration with a community partner. Proposals for this fellowship should include a community-engaged research project that creates and disseminates knowledge or creative expression with the goal of contributing to the discipline and strengthening the well-being of the community. At least one of these fellowships will be awarded to a project that focuses on the advancement of human health.  Each fellowship award includes $1500 in funding for the student and $500 for the faculty mentor.  For details and to apply visit: http://www.research.vcu.edu/vpr/ugresources/ce_cctr_fellowship.htm

vcu-uropVCU Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Summer Fellowships

For the Summer of 2014, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) will fund a limited number of undergraduate student fellowship awards for projects mentored by VCU faculty. Successful student applicants will receive a cash stipend of $1,500 and $500 for the faculty mentor.  Applicants must submit an online application no later than March 1st, 2014 for review.  For details and to apply visit: http://www.research.vcu.edu/vpr/ugresources/fellowship-instructions.htm