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Research: A K-State Tradition

SPARK Week: October 10-14, 2016

Mark your calendars for our annual SPARK Week! SPARK (Students Promoting the Advancement of Research at K-State) Week is a week of campus-wide collaboration celebrating and promoting the opportunities for undergraduate research & creative inquiry at K-State. Check out the schedule of events here.

Sign Up for Spark Tank!

Do you have a research idea you want to turn into reality? Are you applying for an OURCI Research/Travel Grant? If you answered yes to either of these questions, the Spark Tank is for you! Spark Tank will give you a chance to pitch your research idea to a panel of judges and receive feedback to strengthen your OURCI Grant application. Two $1,000 OURCI Grants will be awarded! Apply here.

OURCI Research/Travel Grant Applications Available

Applications for OURCI research and travel grant awards for Spring 2017 are now available. Find more information and apply here.

Get Published: Submissions Welcome for Crossing Borders

Submit work to Crossing Borders. 

Why do Undergraduate Research? 


Faculty members and undergraduate researchers discuss the "who, what, and why" of undergraduate research

Upcoming Deadlines

September 30, 2016--Spark Tank applications due

November 4, 2016--OURCI Grant Applications due for the Spring 2017 semester

February 10, 2017--OURCI Grant Applications due for the Summer 2017 semester

April 17, 2017--OURCI Grant Applications due for the Fall 2017 semester