What is undergraduate research or a creative activity?
2021 Summer Project Award, Biology
2021 Summer Project Award, Geological Engineering
2021 Summer Project Award, Wildlife and Biology Conservation
Madeline Andriesen, Jenna Dreydopel, Taylir Hendricks, Jonathan Lange, Ariana Lopez,
Ellie Martinson, Lindsay Moisan
2021 Spring Project Award, Music
The office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarly Activity (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.
Undergraduate research and creative activity at UAF covers all disciplines, from climate sciences to music, engineering, anthropology, life sciences, art and theater.
Visit our Award Recipients page to discover all the projects funded by URSA.
Applications will open September 26, 2022.
Community Engaged Learning Awards are for degree-seeking UAF undergraduate students (enrolled in six or more credits), graduate students, faculty, postdoctoral researchers and staff from all disciplines and campuses. Those eligible are able to apply for awards of up to $500 to work with a community partner to explore a community need or problem through research or scholarly activity.
Applications will open October 3, 2022.
Student Project Awards are for degree-seeking UAF undergraduate students (enrolled in six or more credits) from all disciplines and UAF campuses. The Spring 2023 awards offer up to $3,000 for an individual or up to $6,000 for a group of two or more students. Funds may be used towards a fellowship, tuition, travel, services or supplies.
Travel funds support students presenting research or creative activity outcomes at a conference, meeting or congregation of their peers/professionals in their respective field, as well as students partaking in competitions.
Virtual event registration fees are also eligible for funding.
Interested in mentoring Undergraduate Students at UAF? Join the URSA Director for this zoom session focused on: an overview of URSA, opportunities for undergraduate research and creative activity at UAF, and overview of the URSA proposal development and review process; Undergraduate mentoring tips.
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Are you a student who is interested in Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA)? Join the URSA Director for this zoom session geared toward students who are new to UAF or who have not previously been involved in undergraduate research at UAF!
1:00 - 2:00 PM
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Interested in doing research or a scholarly activity at UAF, but not sure where to start?
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Curious about URSA's past activities and its contribution to UAF's undergraduate research?
Visit our Annual Reports' page