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​​The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences encourages and supports undergraduate students to become actively engaged in creating research, scholarship, and creative work.

Summer Undergraduate Research Grant (SURG)

The college's lead program that supports independent student research is the Summer Undergraduate Research Grant (SURG). The application cycle for this program is open annually from March 15th to April 15th.

Undergraduate Research Fund (URF)

Students may seek financial assistance via the Undergraduate Research Fund (URF) for participation in scholarly meetings to which they have invited to share their research work.

Undergraduate Research Assistant Program (URAP)

Students may also work with a faculty member via Undergraduate Research Assistant Program (URAP).