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at uga, undergraduate research is...

CURO offers University of Georgia undergraduates
the opportunity to engage in faculty-mentored
research regardless of discipline, major or GPA
– even students in their first year.



Current Opportunities

CURO Information Sessions
Interested in learning more about how you can add CURO research to your resume? Attend one of our three spring semester information sessions on either Thursday, Feb 1, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; Wednesday, March 7, from 12:20-1:10 p.m.; or Tuesday, April 3, from 3:30-4:45 p.m. You must RSVP to curo@uga.edu to reserve a seat. For more information, visit curo.uga.edu/students/information_sessions.html.

CURO Honors Scholarship
Apply now for UGA's top research-focused scholarship! To learn more, visit curohonorsscholarship.com or download the application at honors.uga.edu/c_s/undergrad_rsch/curo_scholars.html. Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 5, 2018.

2018 CURO Symposium
Apply now to present at the 2018 CURO Symposium, which will be held April 9-10 at the Classic Center. Undergraduate researchers at various stages of the research process are encouraged to submit abstracts. Apply at symposium.curo.uga.edu. The deadline to submit an abstract is Jan. 30, 2018.

2018 CURO Summer Fellowship
CURO provides $3,000 funding for a limited number of CURO Summer Fellows working to further their research. Apply for the fellowship at curo.uga.edu/students/summer_fellowship.html. The application deadline is Feb. 12, 2018.



CURO Walk-In Hours

• Each Wednesday, we hold CURO walk-in hours from 2-4 p.m. To meet with us, check in at Moore College front desk.


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