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Research: A K-State Tradition

Welcome!

Welcome, students! We are pleased that you are visiting our webpage and hope you will seek out our office to help connect you with undergraduate research opportunities as you begin or continue your journey at K-State. Please take some time to get acquainted with our website as you will find many important resources and dates here. We look forward to the opportunity to assist you in your undergraduate research endeavors! 

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.

Call for Ambassador Nominations 

The OURCI is looking for undergraduate ambassadors for the 2016-2017 school year. Click here (pdf) for more information.

Click here for the application (pdf).

APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 9, 2016.

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

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