Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter 
Spring 2018 Issue No.3
February 23rd, 2018

Travel Grants

Application Deadlines Coming Up for Student Travel Grants in CUR Divisions

Application deadlines are approaching for student travel awards in the following CUR divisions:

SURE and Beckman Applications
Close today!

Do You Want to Get Paid to Do Summer Research?

The SURE and Beckman Summer Research Programs Applications are now open!

You can access the applications on our website or simply click the links below.

SURE Application

Beckman Application

Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Be a McNair Scholar!

Have you considered a PhD?

The McNair Scholars Program is now accepting applications!

McNair Scholars receive summer research funding, travel funding, graduate application assistance, and much more!

Click here to learn about eligibility and the application process.
(619) 260-7580

Off Campus Summer Research Programs 

Pathways to Science

Fully Funded Research Opportunities in STEM for every level of study!

Visit their Website for more information

Office Information
Office of Undergraduate Research
Spring Office Hours

8:00am - 4:00pm
Closed for Lunch 
11:30am -12:30pm

SACNAS Travel Scholarsh ip Workshop
Tuesday, February 27, 12:30 pm 
Serra Hall 209

Poster Presentation Workshop
Thursday, March 8, 12:30 pm 
Serra Hall 211

Save the Date!

Friday, April 20th, 2018
12:00 - 2:00 pm

The Lab Crawl is an opportunity for the USD community to learn about student-faculty
research in STEM while visiting laboratories in Loma and Serra Halls, and
the Shiley Center for Science and Technology. Participants collect stickers at each lab
station to redeem for free pizza and raffle entries.

Abstract Submission
Closes on March 2nd! 

The 28th Annual 
Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference!

April 19th, 2018
12:00 - 2:00 pm  
UC Forums


Poster Design Workshops 
March 19 & 21, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 pm, or 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Serra 156A
Poster Printing 
Multiple  Dates
Time:   8:00 am - 3:20 pm
Maher Hall 176C 

Research Scholar Registration

Conducting Research?

Students engaged in undergraduate research/scholarship activities and creative works are eligible to become Research Scholars regardless of funding source or formal program affiliation.


  • 50% discount on on-campus housing during the summer (USD students only)
  • Participation in professional development workshops
  • Invitations to special networking events with other researchers
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