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Off-Campus Summer Research
Winning a competitive off-campus summer research fellowship or internship is a tremendous resume building option designed to give you unique training for your future career. Many of these 8-10 week long programs provide salary and housing. Successful completion of these opportunities stands-out when applying to medical or graduate schools. Most applications are due in January or February.
Accepting Student Submissions
Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research
Encourages undergraduate students to submit manuscripts for consideration. Student must be a member of Psi Chi.

American Journal of Undergraduate Research
Refereed journal for undergraduate research in the pure and applied sciences, mathematics, engineering, technology, and related areas.

Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences
An annual online national, reviewed journal dedicated to the publication of undergraduate student research.
Undergraduate Research


Undergraduate research is an inquiry or investigation conducted by an undergraduate student that makes an intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline.

Funding is available for students to engage in research and travel to conferences to present their research. WCUR provides resources for faculty working with students as well as conference listings and publications that accept student submissions.

Important Deadlines:

April 17 - McElroy Research Grants - Proposals due to shawn.ellerbroek@wartburg.edu.
April 17 - On-Campus Summer Research Fellowships and Grants


Conference Presentations

Funding is available for students presenting at conferences.

Research Resources

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
CUR conducts numerous events each year for faculty and administrators and a conference every other year in June. In addition CUR sponsors Posters on the Hill, an opportunity for students to present poster sessions to the U.S. Congress and the Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Program.

National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR®)
The main focus of NCUR is to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to present at a national conference (see above). This organization encourages undergraduate research in all disciplines.

Davis United World College Scholars Program
Davis United World College Foundation has initiated a “100 Projects for Peace” initiative wherein Wartburg is eligible for funding of a $10,000 student-initiated “grassroots project for peace that they themselves will implement anywhere in the world."