Call for Abstracts: National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Online Sub­mis­sion of Abstracts is Now Open!


Bring your research to East­ern Wash­ing­ton and…

 Pre­pare to Take Flight!

The National Con­fer­ence on Under­grad­u­ate Research (NCUR) is an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary con­fer­ence where stu­dents rep­re­sent­ing uni­ver­si­ties and col­leges from all around the U.S., and inter­na­tion­ally, will present their research and cre­ative works in oral, poster and performance/visual arts presentations.
The mis­sion of the National Con­fer­ence on Under­grad­u­ate Research (NCUR) is to pro­mote under­grad­u­ate research schol­ar­ship and cre­ative activ­ity done in part­ner­ship with fac­ulty or other men­tors as a vital com­po­nent of higher education.

Call for Papers: Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences & Education Conference in Hawaii

2015 Arts, Human­i­ties, Social Sci­ences & Edu­ca­tion Conference

Jan­u­ary 3, 4, 5, & 6 at the Ala Moana Hotel, Hon­olulu, Hawaii

Final Call for Papers/ Pro­posal /Abstracts/Submissions
Extended Sub­mis­sion Dead­line: Octo­ber 20, 2014


For infor­ma­tion please visit our web­site.

For sub­mis­sion via our online form, please click here.

For email sub­mis­sions please refer to the fol­low­ing instructions:

Call for papers

If the link does not work for you please copy and paste it to your browser.

The 2015 Hawaii Uni­ver­sity Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ences (HUIC) on Arts, Human­i­ties, Social Sci­ences, & Edu­ca­tion wel­comes and invites papers (in Eng­lish only) from all areas of Arts, Human­i­ties, Social Sci­ences, Edu­ca­tion, and related fields. The con­fer­ence will be held from Jan­u­ary 3 to 6 (Sat­ur­day through Tues­day) at the Ala Moana Hotel, in Hon­olulu Hawaii.

The con­fer­ence main objec­tive is to pro­vide a plat­form for researchers and aca­d­e­mi­cians as well as indus­trial pro­fes­sion­als from all over the world to present their research results and devel­op­ment in their related fields.

Arts, Human­i­ties & Social Sci­ences Top­ics
Orig­i­nal con­tri­bu­tions on top­ics cov­ered under broad areas but not lim­ited to:
• Anthro­pol­ogy
• Amer­i­can Stud­ies
• Arche­ol­ogy
• Archi­tec­ture
• Art
• Art His­tory
• Art Man­age­ment
• Com­mu­ni­ca­tions
• Cre­ative Writ­ing
• Dance
• Drama, Film, Tele­vi­sion, and other Media
• Eco­nom­ics
• Eng­lish and Mod­ern Lan­guages
• Eth­nic Stud­ies
• Folk­lore
• Geog­ra­phy
• Graphic Design
• His­tory
• Inter­na­tional Rela­tions and Stud­ies
• Jus­tice Administration/Criminal Jus­tice
• Land­scape Archi­tec­ture
• Lan­guage and Lit­er­a­ture
• Linguistics
• Mil­i­tary Sci­ence
• Music
• Per­form­ing Arts
• Polit­i­cal Sci­ence
• Phi­los­o­phy
• Prod­uct Design
• Psy­chol­ogy
• Pub­lic Pol­icy
• Reli­gion
• Sec­ond Lan­guage Stud­ies
• Soci­ol­ogy
• Social Sci­ence
• Speech/Communication and Trans­la­tion
• The­atre
• Urban and Regional Plan­ning
• Visual Arts
• Women’s Stud­ies
• Inter-disciplinary and other areas of Arts and Humanities
Edu­ca­tion Top­ics & Focus Area
Orig­i­nal con­tri­bu­tions on top­ics cov­ered under broad areas but not lim­ited to:
  • Aca­d­e­mic Advis­ing and Counseling
  • Art Edu­ca­tion
  • Adult Edu­ca­tion
  • Busi­ness Education
  • Coun­selor Education
  • Cur­ricu­lum, Research and Development
  • Dis­tance Education
  • Early Child­hood Education/Elementary Education
  • Human Resource Development
  • Indige­nous Education
  • Kine­si­ol­ogy & Leisure Science
  • Lan­guage Education
  • Music Edu­ca­tion
  • Read­ing Education
  • Rural Edu­ca­tion
  • Sci­ence Education
  • Sec­ondary Education
  • Social Stud­ies Education
  • Spe­cial Education
  • Stu­dent Affairs
  • Edu­ca­tional Administration
  • Edu­ca­tional Foundations
  • Edu­ca­tional Mea­sure­ment and Evaluation
  • Edu­ca­tional Psychology
  • Edu­ca­tion Technology
  • Edu­ca­tion Pol­icy and Leadership
  • Health Edu­ca­tion
  • Higher Edu­ca­tion
  • Teacher Edu­ca­tion
  • Sec­ond Lan­guage Studies
  • Soci­ol­ogy
  • Social Sci­ence
  • Speech/Communication and Translation
  • The­atre
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Visual Arts
  • Women’s Stud­ies
  • Inter-disciplinary and other areas of Education
Sub­mit­ting a Proposal/ Sub­mis­sion Pro­ce­dure:
Via email or reg­u­lar post mail HUIC, PO Box 29056, Hon­olulu, HI 96820
1. Cre­ate a Title Page for your sub­mis­sion. The title page should include:

a. Title of your paper/proposal
b. Topics/Areas
c. Pre­sen­ta­tion for­mat: Papers, Work­shop, or Poster
d. Syn­op­sis: A brief descrip­tion of your pre­sen­ta­tion
e. Name(s) of the author(s)
f. Department(s) and Affiliation(s)
g. Mail­ing Address(es)
h. E-mail Address(es)
i. Contacts/Phone Number(s)
j. Fax number(s)
k. Corresponding/presenting author if dif­fer­ent than lead author

Abstract/Proposal Guide­line

Please click here to view for­mats and guide­lines or sim­ply fill out our online form.
If click­ing does not work, copy and paste link into your browser:

Mahalo! (Thank you!)

UW SACNAS Chapter Meeting: Monday Oct. 6th 6:00–7:00 PM, HUB 145

YOU’RE INVITED: STEM under­grad­u­ates, grad­u­ate stu­dents, post­docs, staff and faculty!
Invite your friends.
UW SACNAS Chap­ter Meeting
Mon­day, Octo­ber 6th from 6:00–7:00 PM
HUB (Husky Union Build­ing) Room 145
FREE FOOD for all!
All STEM stu­dents, post­docs, staff and fac­ulty are wel­come. Please be sure to attend if you are attend­ing this year’s SACNAS National Con­fer­ence. We will also be dis­cussing our Fall Quar­ter events, out­reach oppor­tu­ni­ties and our upcom­ing offi­cer elections.

Call for Abstracts: Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research — Due Oct. 6th

The 22nd annual South­ern Cal­i­for­nia Con­fer­ence for Under­grad­u­ate Research (SCCUR) will be held at Cal­i­for­nia State Uni­ver­sity, Fuller­ton on Sat­ur­day, Novem­ber 22nd, 2014. SCCUR spe­cial­izes in pre­sent­ing the work of under­grad­u­ate stu­dents across all dis­ci­plines and serves as a friendly venue for stu­dents to intro­duce their schol­arly or cre­ative work (in a poster or 15-minute oral presentation).

Please encour­age your stu­dents to par­tic­i­pate in this excit­ing event, and please plan to attend the con­fer­ence too! Abstracts are due Octo­ber 6th, 2014.

This year’s keynote speaker be Bill Cun­liffe Jazz pianist„ jazz pianist, com­poser, Grammy Award-winning arranger, and Pro­fes­sor of Music at CSUF.

Impor­tant Dates:

Abstract Dead­line: Octo­ber 6th                           

Noti­fi­ca­tion of Accepted Abstracts: Octo­ber 20th

Early Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line: Novem­ber 7th

Con­fer­ence Date: Sat­ur­day, Novem­ber 22nd 7:30am — 5:30pm

How to Register:

Please see for registration.


Please see for infor­ma­tion regard­ing sub­mit­ting abstracts, con­fer­ence require­ments, for­mat­ting, and sam­ple abstracts (per disciplines).

For gen­eral infor­ma­tion visit or email (abstract ques­tions), (reg­is­tra­tion ques­tions) or (other questions).


Design by Leonard Man­dap — CSUF undergraduate

SCCUR con­fer­ence co-directors are Drs. Scott Annin (Col­lege of Nat­ural Sci­ences and Math­e­mat­ics) and Binod Tiwari (Col­lege of Engi­neer­ing and Com­puter Science).

Mary Gates Scholarships — Application Open!

The Mary Gates Endow­ment for Stu­dents is cur­rently accept­ing schol­ar­ship appli­ca­tions.  Mary Gates schol­ar­ships pro­vide $4,000 ($2,000 per quar­ter for two quar­ters) for stu­dents to pur­sue lead­er­ship or research activ­i­ties.  These schol­ar­ships ben­e­fit stu­dents in the cur­rent aca­d­e­mic year, and are open to all UW under­grad­u­ate stu­dents regard­less of class year, major or res­i­dency sta­tus.  Dead­lines are com­ing up soon, so begin the appli­ca­tion process and reg­is­ter for an appli­ca­tion workshop.

Lead­er­ship Appli­ca­tion Workshop:

Octo­ber 7, 4:30–6:20 p.m., rm. MGH 171 (RSVP here)

Research Appli­ca­tion Work­shops (select one):

Oct. 8, 3:30–5:20 p.m., rm. MGH 258 (RSVP here)

Oct. 14, 4:30–6:20 p.m., rm. MGH 171-E (RSVP here)

Lead­er­ship Dead­line:   Mon­day, Oct. 13, 5:00 p.m.

Research Dead­line:   Mon­day, Oct. 20, 5:00 p.m.

Begin the online appli­ca­tion and learn more on our web­site,  Email with any questions.

Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunity for STEM Students

The NOAA Edu­ca­tional Part­ner­ship Pro­gram with Minor­ity Serv­ing Insti­tu­tions Under­grad­u­ate Schol­ar­ship Pro­gram is accept­ing appli­ca­tions.  Pro­gram encour­ages advis­ers, men­tors, and poten­tial appli­cants to take advan­tage of the NOAA resources made avail­able in this mes­sage.  Com­pet­i­tive appli­ca­tions: (i) address the NOAA mis­sion; (ii) have resume and per­sonal state­ments that are crafted to be rel­e­vant to the NOAA mis­sion, and (iii) have rec­om­men­da­tions that are well devel­oped and made rel­e­vant to the NOAA mission.
What:  Pro­vides schol­ar­ships for two years of under­grad­u­ate study. 
Who:  Ris­ing junior under­grad­u­ate stu­dents major­ing in Sci­ence, Tech­nol­ogy, Engi­neer­ing and Math­e­mat­ics (STEM) fields that directly sup­port NOAA’s mission. 
The Pro­gram:
Stu­dents receive total awards val­ued at up to $35,000 in total sup­port dur­ing their junior and senior years. 
Stu­dents com­plete a nine week paid sum­mer intern­ship at NOAA in Sil­ver Spring, MD, between May and July of the first sum­mer. Dur­ing the sec­ond sum­mer, stu­dents com­plete paid intern­ships at NOAA facil­i­ties across the coun­try. Dur­ing the sum­mer intern­ships, stu­dents are paid a stipend and receive a hous­ing allowance. 
Stu­dent schol­ar­ship recip­i­ents attend a two-week ori­en­ta­tion at NOAA in Sil­ver Spring, MD, and begin their first sum­mer intern­ship in early June.
At the end of both sum­mer intern­ships, stu­dents present the results of their projects at an edu­ca­tion and sci­ence sym­po­sium in Sil­ver Spring, MD (travel expenses paid).
Under­grad­u­ate Schol­ar­ship Appli­ca­tion Link:
Learn more about NOAA,

ITHS Undergraduate Fellowship Program — Deadline Oct. 15th

Call for Appli­ca­tions: ITHS Under­grad­u­ate Fel­low­ship Program

Octo­ber 15th Deadline

The Insti­tute of Trans­la­tional Health Sci­ences (ITHS) is now accept­ing appli­ca­tions for fel­low­ship posi­tions start­ing in the 2014–2015 school year. The ITHS is a part­ner­ship between the Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton, Fred Hutchin­son Can­cer Research Cen­ter, Seat­tle Can­cer Care Alliance, and Seat­tle Children’s Hos­pi­tal & Research Insti­tute, and col­lab­o­rates with regional insti­tu­tions, com­mu­ni­ties, and tribal groups.

About the ITHS Under­grad­u­ate Fel­low­ship Program

The ITHS Under­grad­u­ate Fel­low­ship Pro­gram seeks stu­dents to par­tic­i­pate in a men­tored inves­tiga­tive project. Stu­dents who are inter­ested in a future career in a health sci­ences field are encour­aged to apply.

  • Fel­low­ship offers up to 20 hours per week paid employment
  • Appoint­ments are of vari­able length, from one aca­d­e­mic quar­ter to one cal­en­dar year, with the pos­si­bil­ity of renewal
  • Fel­lows will receive a Cer­tifi­cate of Par­tic­i­pa­tion from the ITHS indi­cat­ing the dura­tion of their involve­ment with the Fel­low­ship Program

Get more infor­ma­tion

Call for Submissions: UT Journal of Undergraduate Research

Call For Submissions

Pur­suit: The Jour­nal of Under­grad­u­ate Research at the Uni­ver­sity of Tennessee

Pur­suit is ded­i­cated to pub­lish­ing the schol­arly work of under­grad­u­ates and is sup­ported by the Uni­ver­sity of Ten­nessee Office of Research and Engage­ment and the Chancellor’s Hon­ors Pro­gram. The edi­tors and review board are under­grad­u­ate stu­dents who review sub­mis­sions and work with select fac­ulty and staff to publish.

Pur­suit is cur­rently accept­ing sub­mis­sions for the Spring 2015 edi­tion (Vol­ume 6, Issue 1). Sub­mis­sions must have been writ­ten dur­ing the author’s under­grad­u­ate stud­ies, though authors may sub­mit work to Pur­suit up to one year after.

The pri­or­ity dead­line for sub­mis­sions is Octo­ber 23, 2014. The final dead­line for sub­mis­sions is Jan­u­ary 6, 2015.

Human­i­ties and Social Sci­ence papers may be up to 30 pages max­i­mum; Sci­ence and Engi­neer­ing papers may be up to15 pages max­i­mum. End­notes must be used instead of foot­notes. Please include a short biog­ra­phy of yourself.

Sub­mit your research papers or the­ses as a .doc or .docx file to the Pur­suit web­site at Trace:

Please email the edi­tor in chief, Julia Ross, with any questions.