Learning Through Research

Posters on the Hill 2018

Capitol2018 Posters on the Hill

Washington, DC - April 17-18, 2018

Read the press release.
Read about the posters and presenters.
Learn about NIGMS's W. Fred Taylor, Honorary CUR Fellows Awardee

Application Process
This competitive event gives students the opportunity to showcase their research to congressional members, meet with their representatives, and learn about advocacy for undergraduate research. Applications will be accepted from September 6, 2017, to November 1, 2017. 

Each year, 60 top student research projects are selected out of hundreds of applications. Accompanied by their faculty mentors, students have the opportunity to present their research on Capitol Hill, attend field trips to important institutions in the DC area, and participate in an orientation and advocacy training session to prepare for their congressional visits. 

For more information on this event and the submission process, please visit the links below:


  • Application opens: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
  • Application closes: Wednesday, November 1, 2017.  Portal closes at 11:59PM EST.
  • Notification of selection: February 2018
  • Posters on the Hill Event: April 17-18, 2018
Questions about your Posters on the Hill application?  Please email Liz Fray Hains

Watch a Short Video on the Program and Application Process:

Abstract Examples:

Past Events

See the EWTN News Nightly interview with 2017 Posters on the Hill participant Mary Grace Donohoe (Stonehill College)