Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry

Kansas State University
Wildcat Landing Suite 001
1800 Claflin Road 
Manhattan, KS 66502




Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Research: A K-State Tradition

$15,000 Undergraduate Research Scholarships!

Interested in cutting edge biomedical techniques to study the natural world? Explore the world of ecological genomics. Watch the video below for information on how to apply and examples of faculty-led students projects or read our informational flyer.

Due date for the application is March 31, 2015. Access the application form here.

Spring 2015 Engineering Undergraduate Research Poster Forum

Thursday April 30, 2015, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm in the Engineering Atrium

This event is a showcase of research and scholarly activities conducted by undergraduate students from the College of Engineering at K-State. This on-campus event provides students an opportunity to share their research activities with fellow K-State students and faculty and to gain experience presenting their work in a professional setting. Student's posters and presentations will be judged by a panel of K-State faculty and graduate students, with the top three students given awards. Light snacks and beverages will be provided.


To register or learn additional information, visit

Contact Associate Dean for Research Noel Schulz or if you have questions.


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









Upcoming Deadlines

March 31, 2015: Ecological Genomics Institute Internship applications due for Summer 2015. More information.

April 10, 2015: Register for the Spring 2015 Engineering Undergraduate Research Poster Forum.

April 25, 2015:Kirmser Undergraduate Research Award Application due.

Undergraduate Research Spotlights

Congratulations to Megan McHaney, Department of Geography, who received second place for her poster "Spatiotemporal Analysis of Growing Season Length and Freeze Dates as a Measure of Climate Change for Agricultural Producers in Kansas," at the recent joint regional meeting of the Southwest and Great Plains/Rocky Mountain Divisions of the Association of American Geographers.

Congratulations to the ten undergraduates who presented posters at the 12th annual Ecological Genomics Institute international symposium in Kansas City, MO: Matthew Galliart, Obdulia Covarrubias, Sarah Cossey, Mercedes Santiago, Jasmine Sharp, Ella Popova, Shelli Partridge, Katherine Johnson, Halle Sparks, and Breanna Canning. 

Four undergraduate students from the Marketing Department presented their research at the annual Society of Marketing Advances conference in New Orleans, November 6th-8th. These four undergraduates, Stephanie Wacker, Phillip Hill, Caibing Wang, and Luzhi Deng, were the only four undergraduate students to present at this prestigious conference.