Divisions - Health Sciences NCUR Presentation Awards
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Health Sciences Division is offering awards to cover the cost of registration (up to $140) for undergraduate students presenting original research at NCUR2022@home -- the National Conference on Undergraduate Research Virtual Meeting, April 4-8, 2022
Award recipients are required to acknowledge CUR for support of their registration in their talk or poster. Students from all diverse backgrounds and perspectives are encouraged to apply.
Successful award recipients will be notified by Feb. 15, 2022 and information regarding disbursement will be provided in the award notification letter.
Deadline to apply is CURRENTLY CLOSED.
- Student must be an undergraduate at either a two- or four-year institution
- Student's mentor must be a CUR member, or the student's home institution must be a CUR institutional member
- If there are multiple undergraduate student authors on the same abstract submission, only the presenting author is eligible for the award.
The submission form requires the following information:
- Information about the student including academic year and major;
- Information about the student's mentor including name, title, contact information, and CUR membership status;
- Abstract information including title, co-authors and their affiliations, and a 300 word abstract, which should be the same that you have submitted in the NCUR abstract submission portal. Abstracts 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
A committee composed of councilors from the Health Sciences Division will review applications. Award recipients will be chosen based on the scholarly merit of their abstract as well as how NCUR attendance will impact the student.
All CUR Award recipients are responsible for any and all applicable tax obligations associated with receipt of the award.
All students, faculty, mentors, organizations, and institutions honored with becoming a part of the CUR award recipient community, you have the professional and ethical responsibility to maintain the highest professional conduct standards and embody the CUR Code of Ethics for Undergraduate Research in your words, actions, and deeds. In addition, all participants are expected to abide by the CUR Code of Conduct. Expectations for awardees are to show courtesy and civility in both their personal and professional communications while forever representing CUR and the distinguished honor of the specific award rewarded. One must conduct oneself in a manner both professional and ethical.
Questions may be addressed to the Dr. June Levitt or Dr. Jenna Yentes.