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Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities

Who is URCA?

The Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) Program at the College of Charleston supports creative and by providing competitive grants to fund summer stipends and travel to conferences for undergraduate students and their faculty mentors. Participation in a challenging, scholarly project can be the single most important experience that a student will have in college and the training and knowledge gained from the experience are often key factors in the acquisition of professional positions and acceptance in post-graduate programs. 

The benefits of an undergraduate research experience are profound. Please consider supporting us in our ongoing efforts to open opportunities for cutting edge research and creative activities with our undergraduates. You can make a tax-deductible donation to the College of Charleston URCA Fund (R377) through the College of Charleston Foundation.

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

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The deadline for Summer 2016 SURF grants is 

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 5:00pm.

Grant Information Sessions

  • December 8, 2015, 10:00-11:00am, 4:00 - 5:00pm SURF Information Session
  • January 14, 2016, 3:00-4:00pm SURF Information Session

All informations sessions will be held in Berry Residence Hall, Room 104

Announcements

SURF Application Deadline
Posted on 4 January 2016 | 9:36 am
SURF Application Deadline for Summer 2016 February 2, 2016   NEW Application forms are available at urca.cofc.edu. For more information contact: Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities 6 Green Way, 2nd floor 843.953.6592 urca@cofc.edu
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Congratulations to Our 2015-16 URCA Grant Recipients
Posted on 10 December 2015 | 3:19 pm
Congratulations to our URCA grant recipients for the 2015-16 academic year!  Please find descriptions of the awards on our website! The deadline for the 2016 summer SURF grant is Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Visit the URCA website at urca.cofc.edu for more information. We urge … Continue reading
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