Important Dates

Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Health Sciences at Eastern Connecticut State University (SURP) Application Deadline is 4/21/14

Students who are Freshmen or Sophomores interested in pursuing a career in the Health or Life Sciences who have completed 1 semester of biology or A&P science with a lab are invited to apply.

One track focuses on Bioscience and the search for cures and the other focuses on understanding Physical Activity and Health. Please email any questions about this opportunity to Polly Silva at

2014 SURP Application

Undergraduate Student Library Research Award Award Application Deadline is April 11, 2014 by 5:00pm

The J. Eugene Smith Library at Eastern Connecticut State University announces the fourth annual undergraduate student library research award competition. This $350.00 prize (1 for Freshman or Sophomore Student and 1 for Junior or Senior Student) has been established to recognize and celebrate exemplary student research projects that demonstrate the ability to locate, evaluate, select, and apply information from appropriate resources. Primary emphasis will be placed upon the creative and effective use of library resources, services, and collections encompassing print, microform, and online databases.

Other details and the application from can be found under the “Resources” tab from the main page.

Arts & Sciences Research Conference and Exhibition is scheduled for Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 8:30-1:30.  The Opening Ceremony (at which President Nunez gives a brief address) will begin at 9:00 am. This Eastern Connecticut State University conference highlighting student work from the school of Arts and Sciences.

Excellence Expo

This Eastern Connecticut State University student conference highlighting student work from the School of Education and Professional Studies is scheduled for Tuesday April 15th, 2014. Details will be posted as they become available.

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Fellowship Submissions Are Due Friday April 24th, 2014 by 5:00 pm

The Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity (UGRCA) Fellowship program provides opportunities for students from any major to conduct research or a creative project with a mentor in their field. Fellowships are conducted during the summer session (Session A or C).

To be eligible for this award students must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and be junior standing or above. Other details and the application from can be found under the “Resources” tab from the main page.

Fulbright Fellowship Applications Due September 2014

Have you thought about what you will do after graduation?  Are you interested in doing research or teaching English in another country?  The Fulbright fellowship may be for you!

The Fulbright fellowship provides opportunities for high-achieving college seniors to apply for funding to spend a year in one of 150 countries around the world. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn or improve foreign language skills, develop new knowledge, and gain a cultural experience that will impact the rest of your life.

Applications for Fulbright are due in September, so now is the time to learn about the program and decide if you’d like to apply.  Please contact Julia DeLapp  ( if you have questions.

COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research Conference November 7-8th, 2014

The deadline of Wednesday 15 October 2014 for abstracts to be submitted for the NE Regional has been set.

In the past, each participating campus is invited to select ten student presentations and posters (including a maximum of 5 posters), one performance (individual or group), and two pieces of art. A creative writing component  has been added to the program.

As soon as submission forms are available, they will be posted. Please contact Carlos A. Escoto, Ph.D. at if you are interested in participating in this unique conference.

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