About URSA

At the University of Alaska Fairbanks, URSA supports, develops and institutionalizes UAF's diverse and robust programs of undergraduate research and creative scholarship.

At all levels, URSA aims to improve skills in critical thinking and communication and to engender a culture of life-long learning among all students, as well as enhance preparation and education of students who will fill the needs of Alaska’s 21st century workforce and society.
URSA is UAF’s resource for the development and promotion of experiential learning activities that engage undergraduate students to support UAF’s goal to become a leading student-focused research university.
Building on existing efforts and capacities, URSA enables UAF students to pursue varying levels of research engagement from a single credit of first-year seminar to independent scholarly investigations or a senior thesis including BFA exhibit or performance
Click here to view the URSA brocure.

Research Day is April 26, 2016

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Fall Student Project Awards

Application deadline April 29, 2016

Undergraduate students in any year of study, in any discipline and on any UAF campus may apply for up to $2,500. Funding can be used to support student salary, travel, tuition, services and/or supplies.  Click on "Apply" above for more details and the application.

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