Welcome to the Undergraduate Research Initiative at Texas State

Developed by the Honors College and the Office of the Provost's AVP for Research and Federal Relations, the Undergraduate Research Initiative offers all undergraduate students funding opportunities to enhance their education through faculty-supervised research opportunities as we hope to continue the University's prestige as a research institution.

See About Us for more information on the Undergraduate Research Program's establishment and mission statement.


S.U.R.F Grant

Applications are reviewed monthly during each regular long-term semester. Funding is limited to $1000 per student. View the link below to find out more information about S.U.R.F. and the deadlines for submitting proposals.


Presenting at an Undergraduate Research Conference Workshop Series

This workshop series will help you understand how to prepare to present your own research project at an undergraduate research conference. In the fall semester, this workshop series will cover finding a mentor to advise your research and locating an undergraduate research conference where you might present your work. In the spring semester, this workshop series will help you understand how to seek funding to pay for your conference travel and prepare for your conference presentation. This workshop series is presented by Prof. Laura Ellis-Lai from the Department of English. Please contact ellislai@txstate.edu with any questions about this workshop series.