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Prof. John Hood, Advisor
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Welcome to the Undergraduate Research Program at Texas State

Developed by the Honors College and the Office of the Provost's AVP for Research and Federal Relations, the Undergraduate Research Program 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.


Undergraduate Research Conference

April 23rd - 25th

The deadline to submit an abstract for a poster presentation has been extended to Friday, April 18.

The deadline to submit an oral presentation has passed.

Get more information here

Submit a poster abstract

View a detailed schedule of this year's URC

S.U.R.F. Grant Deadlines

If you are an undergraduate student who is currently working on a research project, consider applying for a Student Undergraduate Research Fund grant. There are four deadlines for the grant this semester. They are January 25, February 25, March 25, and April 25.

For more information on how to apply for the S.U.R.F. grant, see the following website:

About S.U.R.F.

S.U.R.F. Workshops

 If you are considering writing a S.U.R.F. grant, come to one of the S.U.R.F. workshops this semester! You will learn techniques to help you succeed in winning a S.U.R.F. grant, as well as techniques for grant writing in general.

S.U.R.F. workshops will be held on the following dates:

S.U.R.F. Workshop Dates
February 14, 2014 LAMP 302, 2:00-3:30 P.M.
March 7, 2014 LAMP 302, 2:00-3:30 P.M.
April 11, 2014 LAMP 302, 2:00-3:30 P.M.

Rising S.T.A.R. Travel Grant: Apply Now

The Rising Scholarly Travel Activity and Research (S.T.A.R.) Grant program was established by the Associated Student Government (ASG) to promote and enhance the efforts undertaken by the colleges and departments to send students to programs, conferences and activities of a scholarly nature. Please see the the Rising STAR Travel Grant main page for additional information and details.

All the deadlines for this semester have passed. Here are the deadlines for the next semester:

January 17th, February 14th, March 21st, and April 18th

New issue of TXSTUR!

The Texas State Undergraduate Research Journal (TXSTUR) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes research in all areas of the arts and sciences. Sponsored by the Honors College, the journal is a student-managed group that publishes an online edition.
Its new issue is available here! 

For more information on submitting an article or working on the editorial staff for Spring 2014, please contact Professor John Hood, at jh67@txstate.edu