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The Office of Undergraduate Research is open, but our staff members are teleworking. We are available for student advising and meetings using Zoom, Google Hangouts, or by phone. Please continue to use our contact form to set up an appointment or email undergradresearch@mail.wvu.edu to contact our staff. We are here for you!

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Announcing the 2020 Goldwater Scholarship!

Scholarship for sophomores/juniors interested in a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. 

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program is seeking student applicants who exhibit a strong commitment to a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, and eligible engineering disciplines.  Students who intend to pursue a doctoral degree and who show the potential for a significant future contribution in their field of study are encouraged to apply. 

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Dept of Defense - Graduate Fellowship Opportunity (Due Dec. 6)

The DoD Fellowship opportunity described below provides 3-year graduate fellowships (including full tuition, required fees, minimum health insurance, and $3,200 monthly stipend) to students seeking advanced training in science and engineering. Applications are due by/before Dec. 6, 2019. Undergraduate seniors and current graduate students are eligible to apply.

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) is pleased to announce that the Department of Defense (DoD) National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the FY2020. We encourage applications from students who are ultimately looking to gain a Doctorate and whose research and degree align with the DoD Services Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs).

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Intro to Undergraduate Research Networking Events

The Office of Undergraduate Research will be hosting two upcoming networking events on Sunday Sept. 22 (6-7:30 pm, Blue and Gold Rooms, Lyon Towers) and Thursday Sept. 26 (6-7:30 pm, Mountainlair Ballroom, Second Floor Mountainlair, Main Campus). This networking event is open to all undergraduates who (i) are interested in getting involved in scholarly activity, also referred to as research or creative endeavors or (ii) are already involved in scholarly activity and would like to mentor others in finding scholarly opportunities. Free food will be provided!

At this networking event, you will learn about undergraduate scholarly activities and how to get involved from your undergraduate peers. Representatives from the Office of Undergraduate Research will be present to address any questions about facilitating entry into undergraduate research. 

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