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Leap into innovation at WVU or extend your reach outward.


WVU Opportunities

Mountaineers are innovative and passionate. Research and creative scholarship reflects the very character of students at WVU. Learn what opportunities and programs you can uncover at WVU. 


External Opportunities

Mountaineers are pioneering and undaunted by obstacles. Share your scholarship with audiences beyond WVU. Present your work at state, national, and international conferences. Explore or study your interests in a new community.

Funding Opportunities

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Secure Research Funding

Funding can be secured from a variety of sources, from your academic department, internally from WVU offices or programs, or externally. Learn more about funding opportunities by visiting this page.  

Student presenters at the KY-WV LSAMP research symposium in March 2018. Photo courtesy of KY-WV LSAMP. Photo by D'Avon Adkins | D.I.G. Photography.

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

The Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KY-WV LSAMP) serves students from underrepresented populations who are pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

Two students assisting their faculty research mentor

Researcher Needed 

Visit this page to see listings of requested assistance in research labs and spaces across campus. Funding opportunities are left to the discretion of individual units. 

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