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.

Apply Now for Project Awards - Applications due February 5, 2021

Apply for an OUR Project Award to receive funding (up to $500 for individuals and $750 for teams) to support your reserach or creative project. Allowable expenses include travel to get to the field site, external library or archival facility; chemicals or laboratory equipment; photocopies of documents or research questionnaires; etc. Applications are due February 5, 2021 to receive funds for the spring 2021 term.


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Now Accepting Virtual Travel Applications - Share your research around the world

Apply for an OUR Virtual Travel Awards to receive funding (up to $400) to support undergraduate students presenting virtual research papers and posters at professional conferences. OUR will review student applications twice per month (1st and 16th of each month).


Get your credit, where your credit is due!

UWF students who have engaged in an undergraduate 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


Call for UWF Faculty Excellence Award Nominations

Nominate UWF faculty mentors for their Excellence in Undergraduate Research.

Mentoring Awards

OUR Virtual Travel Awards!

Present your work around the world!

Apply Now!

OUR Project Awards Cycle 3

Accepting project award applications beginning Dec. 7th

Apply Now!

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