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Undergraduate Research Funding & Presentation Opportunities

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Off-Campus Research Experiences

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Directory of sites participating in the National Science Foundation funded summer REU program.  Includes the biological, physical, social, and behavioral sciences as well as mathematics and engineering. 

DOE Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI)

Internship program for science and engineering students at Department of Energy laboratories around the country..

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Searchable database of HHMI-funded undergraduate research opportunities in the biomedical sciences.

Smithsonian Institution

Listing of internships and fellowship opportunities in a variety of disciplines available through the Smithsonian Institution and affiliated museums.

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

National Institutes of Health funded scholarships and research experiences for students from disadvantaged backgrounds in the biomedical, behavioral, and social sciences.


On-Campus Research Funding

Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

Arkansas Department of Higher Education sponsored program that funds in-depth student research projects in various disciplines.


Presentation & Publication Opportunities

List of Undergraduate Journals

Council on Undergraduate Research list of academic journals that publish undergraduate research in a number of different disciplines.

National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Annual national undergraduate research conference.  Students who present their work at NCUR will also have the opportunity to publish their work in the Conference Proceedings.

Arkansas Undergraduate Research Conference

Annual state-wide undergraduate research conference featuring oral and poster presentations in several disciplines. 


Postgraduate Opportunities

National Registry of Undergraduate Researchers

Sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research, this free service helps match undergraduates with research experience with graduate programs.