NCUR 2018 Research Conference Logo and University of Central Oklahoma campus

University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
April 4 - 7, 2018

MISSION: promote undergraduate research scholarship and creative activity done in partnership with faculty or other mentors as a vital component of higher education.

Integrating research into the curriculum is a growing practice in American universities and is being further supported financially by federal research agencies. The National Conference on Undergraduate Research's annual conference creates a unique environment for the celebration and promotion of undergraduate student achievement as it exists in various disciplines and types of institutions.

Questions?  Please contact Mrs. Becky Rohlf in the Office of Research and Scholarship, ISAT 359.

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Application Process for NCUR 2018

The deadline for submission of the JMU Student Application for Presentation is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017.

STEP 1: Application


  • Incomplete or late submissions may not be considered. Complete submissions will include both the Student Application and the Faculty Statement of Support. Submission of an application does not guarantee JMU funding to present at either conference.

  • The primary student presenter/researcher should submit one application per research project and include the names of any co-presenters or researchers, if applicable. This information will be forwarded to the Faculty Review Committee. Based on the pool of applicants and available funding, students may be accepted to receive JMU funding to present at NCUR, at CAA, or not accepted for either conference.

STEP 2: Statement of Support

Please ask your faculty advisor to complete the online Faculty Advisor Statement of Support by the application deadline.

STEP 3: Official Abstract Submission

Once selected by the Undergraduate Research Selection Committee to represent JMU, Mrs. Rohlf will provide instructions regarding submission of abstracts to NCUR.

STEP 4: Notification of Acceptance by NCUR

Upon notification from NCUR of acceptance to present at the conference, Mrs. Rohlf will contact students with additional information regarding travel plans and other final details.

** DEADLINE: 5:00 PM ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017 **

Please contact Mrs. Becky Rohlf in the Office of Research and Scholarship, ISAT 359.

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