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 brochure.

New! URSA Summer Travel Awards

URSA is now accepting applications for summer travel awards. These awards may be used to support travel for the successful completion of a project, presenting the results of the research at a public or professional meeting or to attend a conference to further the student's research. The application deadline is July 29, 2016.

Click on "Apply" above for the application.



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