Undergraduate Research

Welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Research.

Explore. Research. Gain the knowledge that will take you to the next level. Get Involved with your discipline. Experience hands-on research. Shadow multiple Faculty mentors and learn what undergraduate research is really about. The Office of Undergraduate Research challenges you to take your educational experience to the next level. Research or creative activities are possible for every discipline and major.

UWF SURP Celebration Week 

August 3 - 7, 2020

Join us to celebrate the Summer Undergraduate Research Program's (SURP) student research for this virtual event! Follow the event at #UWF_SURP2020 and OUR on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter or check out the OUR website to view the 90 SURP student presentations.

Apply Now for the OUR Works! Program -- Earn a paycheck for your research!

The OUR Works! program aims to introduce students to research and scholarly activities while providing an opportunity for professional development and one-on-one faculty mentorship. All federal work-study eligible students, regardless of discipline, are encouraged to apply online through the OUR Works! application

Apply now to start your research assistanship position for the fall 2020 semester.


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Get your credit, where your credit is due!

UWF students who have engaged in an undergradaute research project can now have this experience included on their official UWF transcript. To receive the transcript notation, research projects must meet criteria defined by OUR to designate this experience as a "High Impact" research experience and must apply through OUR. Additionally, these research projects must be mentored and endorsed by a UWF faculty member.

Apply Now for the Undergraduate Research Transcript Notation Request via the OUR Award Portal


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UWF to host 2022 National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The Council on Undergraduate Research has selected the University of West Florida in Pensacola to host the spring 2022 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). At this annual three-day event, more than 4,000 students present scholarly research, network with peers and faculty mentors and meet with graduate school and corporate recruiters.


Do your research and earn a paycheck!

Apply Now!

OUR Travel Awards!

Present your work around the world!

Not accepting applications at this time

OUR Project Award!

Check back for Fall 2020 Applications

Apply for an OUR Award

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