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Saturday, January 20, 2018

App Deadline, CUR Health Sciences Division Student Travel Awards

All Day Event

2018 Health Sciences Division NCUR Travel Awards


The Health Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is offering a limited number of travel grants, up to $400 each, for undergraduate students presenting original research results at NCUR 2019 - 32nd Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research, University of Central Oklahoma, April 4-7, 2018. Award recipients are required to acknowledge CUR for support of their travel in their talk or poster, to complete a short evaluation form about their meeting experience and to submit a PDF file of their poster. Minority students are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Student must be an undergraduate at either a two- or four-year institution. If the student is a graduating senior, travel must be completed within three months of graduation.
  • Student’s mentor must be a CUR member or the student’s home institution must be a CUR institutional member

Application materials:

  • Electronic application form must be completed by nominating faculty mentor
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses (up to $400) will require copies of receipts and confirmation of student’s attendance/presentation at the meeting.

Selection Criteria:  Travel Award recipients will be chosen based on the scholarly merit of their abstract related to the field of health sciences, which should include:

  • A sentence that clearly states the study’s OBJECTIVE (unless included in the title)
  • A brief statement of METHODS (if pertinent)
  • A summary of the RESULTS
  • A statement of CONCLUSIONS (it is not acceptable to state “the results will be discussed”)
  • A statement of SIGNIFICANCE


Applications must be received by 5 pm EST January 20, 2018 for NCUR April conference. * Applicants will be notified four to six weeks after application deadline. 

Online application portal:

Questions: please send to Dr. Niharika Nath,

* The Health Sciences Division will support NCUR travel for first timers only.

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