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REGISTER: Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars

This year’s 17th annual Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars is on Wednesday, April 26, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. in the Gatton Student Center Grand Ballroom. The Showcase is an opportunity for undergraduates to present their work through oral sessions, posters, artistic exhibits or performances. The event gives students from all disciplines a chance to engage in public outreach and polish their presentation skills. Peers, faculty and the local community are invited to come learn about the wide range of undergraduate research conducted at UK.

Sustainability Summer Research Fellowship

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2023Sustainability Summer Research Fellowships ($5,000 stipend) are funded by the Environmental Stewardship Fee and seek to promote projects that will make a significant contribution to the student’s academic growth, while concomitantly contributing to sustainability-focused research initiatives at the University of Kentucky and within the community at large. Where appropriate, we are also seeking projects that will make a scholarly contribution to their discipline. 

CURE Fellowship Application Deadline Extended

DEADLINE EXTENDED: MARCH 10, 2023 at 11:55 PM EDTThe CURE Fellowship provides opportunities for undergraduates to engage in a research project under the guidance of a mentor associated with one of the SIX participating RPAs:PARTICIPATING RESEARCH PRIORITY AREAS:Cancer CardiovascularDiversity & Inclusion (UNITE)EnergyNeuroscience

Opportunities open for students interested in summer research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2023) — Conducting research during the summer can be a transformative experience for undergraduate students. Paid summer research fellowships provide students the opportunity to conduct intensive research and scholarship with leading scientists, clinicians and scholars.

ForagerOne Drop-In Advising

ForagerOne Drop-In Advising - Let us help you get connected with research! ForagerOne facilitates connections between research faculty and aspiring undergraduate, graduate, professional, and postdoc researchers. Stop by the Office of Undergraduate Research to learn more. WHERE: 211 Funkhouser Building WHEN: Feb. 13 - 17 | 11am - 2pm Sign Up. Create Your Profile. Explore Research Opportunities.

'UK at the Half': Igniting discovery

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Research + Creative Experience Expo to highlight breadth of UK programs to undergrads

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 13, 2023) — The third annual Research + Creative Experience Expo will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, at the Gatton Student Center Social Staircase and Ballroom A. This biannual event introduces undergraduates to the diversity of research at the University of Kentucky, allowing students to network with research faculty and staff, and learn about mentored research opportunities.

Workshop: Abstract Writing

Abstract Writing Workshop is designed to help students prepare professional, succinct, and convincing abstracts.  The abstract writing workshop includes information on: What exactly is an abstract? How do I write one? What information do I include? What information do I exclude? 

UK Appalachian Center announces 2023 funding opportunities

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 22, 2022) — Applications are now open for awards and funding opportunities offered by the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center and Appalachian Studies program. These opportunities are open to any student participating in work and research in the Appalachian region. 

How To Write A Strong Personal Statement Workshop

Applying for a research award? Join us for tips on how to strengthen your application materials.  Some upcoming awards include: Beckman Scholars Program CURE Fellowship Sustainability Summer Research Fellowships