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OUR Project Awards Fall 2017- DEADLINE EXTENDED

With the start of the Fall 2017 semester in full swing the Office of Undergraduate Research would like to announce that the Fall 2017 Project Award applcation portal is now open! Awards this year will support individual projects up to $500, and group projects up to $750. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. The fall cycle deadline has been EXTENDED to Friday, Septemeber 22nd and decisions will be announced Wednesday, October 18th.

OUR Travel Awards 2017!

With the start of the Fall 2017 semester in full swing the Office of Undergraduate Research would like to announce that the 2017-2018 Travel Award applcation is now Live! Travel Awards this year will support students who are accepted to present at a  professional conference. You should submit your application online at least 45 days before your conferece. OUR sends out award notifications the second and fourth week of each month.

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OUR Works! Position Information

OUR Works! is a wonderful oppurtunity for students to get paid to be engaged in undergraduate research. Last year OUR had over 40 students in the OUR Works! program. OUR Works! is an interactive learning and professional development oppurtunity for UWF undergraduate students. Each OUR Works! position is in place for 1 academic year. OUR Works! allows UWF undergraduate students to experience their major by getting into the mentor's workshop, lab, or studio and having the chance to work on the same research as their mentor. At any point in the experience the student has the potential of becoming a co-author on a major study being done here at UWF and publisjed in an article. For more information please click here.

Student Opportunity Center

Through the SOC students are able to stay connected and up to date with current and upcoming opportunities directly related to their area of interest with research. OUR is updating the SOC site regularly with new and exciting paid and volunteer opportunities directly related to research for undergraduate and graduate students. These opportunities will cover majors from across the gamut  If you are an organization or faculty member that would like to advertise your positions through OUR's SOC membership, or if you have any questions on how to navigate SOC you should contact OUR through email at OUR@uwf.edu. Jump in today and see what all may be awaiting you with the Student Opportunity Center. 

ZipRecruiter $3000 Scholarship Opportunity

Starting July 2017, ZipRecruiter is offering a $3000 scholarship to the college or university student with the most creative entry about their home or college town. 

The Grand Prize Winner will receive the $3000 scholarship. The best entries within each city will have their entries posted on our website, and will receive recognition as a "ZipRecruiter Scholar Finalist".

Application opens: July 1, 2017

Application Deadline: September 30, 2017

Winner announced: October 31, 2017

For information on application eligibility please click here


OUR Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

OUR Fall Deadline: 

-Fall 2017 Project Awards: Application

   -Deadline: Friday, Septemeber 22nd

   -Decisions: Wednesday, October 18th

-Travel Awards: Application

   - Must apply at least 45 days before conference.

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