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Present your research across the state, nationally, or internationally

Now that you’ve completed an undergraduate research project, we invite you to present that project at an upcoming conference. If your abstract is accepted, our office can provide either partial or full funding to the event! You can submit the same abstract to each of the events, if you are interested.

Here’s the list with deadlines:
Tennessee Experiential Learning Symposium 2017 (APSU, Clarksville, TN) – Deadline to apply October 20. – Present your research, study abroad, or internship experience to other students in Tennessee through oral or poster presentations. Transportation and funding for registration fees will be provided for those who register, present, and attend. The event will be held Thursday, November 2, 2018. Register and submit abstract at:

Posters on the Hill 2018 (Washington, DC)- Deadline to apply is November 1. – Present your research to Congress! 60 students nationwide will be chosen to present their research to Congress. In the past three years, three UT students have been selected. This is the longest application of the 4 events and requires a biographical sketch and interest statement. Our office can help with the submission, make an appointment and stop by. Full travel funding for the student is available if accepted. Event is held at the end of April before Congress adjourns. Faculty mentors are invited to attend. Submit here:

Posters at the Capitol 2018 (Nashville, TN) – Deadline to apply is November 7 – Present your research to the State Legislature in Nashville. Seven students will be chosen to represent UT at this event. Will it be you? Full travel funding is available if accepted. Event is typically held the last Wednesday in February. Submit your abstract at:

National Conference on Undergraduate Research 2018 (Edmond, OK) – Deadline to apply is December 5. – Presentations of research and creative works to and from 4,500 undergraduates from around the country. This is an impressive and inspiring event to attend. Submissions include oral presentations, posters, visual arts and performing arts (music, dance, theatre, and film). The University of Central Oklahoma is this year’s host April 4-7, 2018. Travel funding is available for those with accepted submissions. Faculty mentors are invited to attend and can use the event to recruit potential graduate students. Submit abstract at:

Your Professional Conference! Want to attend the professional conference in your discipline? You can apply for travel funds if you have been accepted to present your research. Check out the details at:

Have a great semester!
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