Funding, Events, and Deadlines from the Office of Undergraduate Research
Funding, Events, and Deadlines from the Office of Undergraduate Research
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

A monthly newsletter from the Office of Undergraduate Research, a unit of the Office of Research and Engagement

SMaRT Internship Program

Get paid to conduct research within one of Oak Ridge National Lab's six main research divisions with a UT faculty memberFunded through Science Alliance, the Student Mentoring and Research Training Program (SMaRT) is an eight-month commitment from February to October that is comprised of a training period in the spring, a full-time paid internship in the summer, and a reporting period (presentation of your research) in the fall. Open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
Deadline to apply is October 31, 2019. More details here

Represent UT at a National Conference

We are looking for students interested in sharing their research at national conferences. Here are some upcoming opportunities you don't want to miss: 

Research Seminar Series

Our office holds regular seminars on various topics in research at UT and beyond. Join us for these FREE information sessions that will help guide you in your undergraduate research pursuits. Let us know you're coming by sending us an RSVP here

Research Abroad

Did you know we offer three different ways to conduct research abroad? Scholarships are available for all of these programs, too!
Spend a semester conducting research at one of Europe's top five research institutions. Open to all disciplines. Deadline to apply for October 31, 2019 for spring.
Join an ongoing research project for 8 weeks in the summer in one of 9 countries: to spend the summer conducting research (Australia, Chile, China, Japan, England, Ireland, New Zealand, South Korea, or Spain). Open to all disciplines.
Research in Arts Scholarship recipients participate in the School of Art History in Paris (ARTH 173) and produce research-based art projects from idea to installation. Deadline to apply is March 9, 2020.

Explore - Research Position Database

Are you looking for undergraduate research opportunities?
Use EXPLORE to search for faculty by academic department, view open on-campus research positions, and view off-campus research opportunities. 
Log in to using your UT NetID and search and apply for positions. Keep checking, we post new openings frequently.

Follow us on Social Media

Keep up with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram where we announce last minute research opportunities and highlight some of the undergraduate research that's happening right now on campus!

Save the Date

Here are some upcoming dates and events for our office:
Posters on the Hill Application OPENS

Sept 4

Posters at the Capitol Application OPENS 

Sept 9

NCUR Application OPENS 

Sept 30

Int'l Research Opportunities Travel Grant Deadline for Spring 2020

Oct 14

Int'l Research Opportunities Info Session

Oct 9

National Mole Day Party 

Oct 23

Posters at the Capitol Application Deadline

Nov 1

Posters on the Hill Application Deadline

Nov 5

NCUR Abstract Submission Deadline

Dec 6

NCUR Travel Grant Deadline

Dec 6

Chancellor's Honors Award Nominations Due (Faculty Mentor and Undergraduate Researcher)

Dec 6 

Summer Internship Application Deadline

Jan 5

Contact Us

Office of Undergraduate Research
1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-8560
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