Wisconsin's Public Liberal Arts College

The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Center

Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Center

University of Wisconsin-Superior

Swenson Hall 3061
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

ph. 715-394-8593

fax. 715-394-8412

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The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Center

The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Center


The UW - Superior Center for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity promotes, recognizes and celebrates undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity by students in all academic disciplines.  We provide resources and opportunities for students and faculty mentors.


Student Opportunities

  • SURF - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - The SURF program offers students an opportunity to earn a stipend while working with a faculty mentor on a research or creative project during the summer.

    Call for Proposals

    Application Guidelines

    Application deadline:  3:00 PM on March 9, 2015

    Informational Meetings:
    Wednesday, February 11 - 4:00 PM - Swenson 1058
    Thursday, February 12 - 12:00 PM - Swenson 3075

  • Undergraduate Research and Discovery Grant Funds -

    Spring semester travel awards are available to support travel to national or regional professional meetings or conferences for students presenting the results of their work.

    Project grants are available to cover expenses associated with student research or creative projects. Eligible expenses include supplies, services and research related travel.

    Request and Guidelines


Opportunities to Present Your Work

  • URSCA Day of Celebration - April 14, 2014 - The campus URSCA showcase is open to all students.  First and second year students are encouraged to take part and share their research or creative work.  Students may apply through their research mentors or directly to the URSCA office.



    Participant names due February 27, 2015

  • Nemadji Review - UW-Superior's annual journal of student scholarly and creative work.

    Submission deadline is February 7, 2015

    Submit to thenemadjireview@gmail.com.

  • Metamorphosis - Council of Public Liberal Arts College's inter-disciplinary journal of undergraduate work.  Published twice a year - spring and fall. 

    Submissions accepted each semester, due by the end of the semester.  Faculty mentors should submit on behalf of students.

    Submit online

  • Posters in the Rotunda - April 22, 2015 - Students from across the UW System present their research in the Capitol Rotunda to legislators and state leaders.  Six projects were selected to represent UW - Superior.

Faculty Funding Opportunities

  • URSCA Program Grants  - URSCA program grants are funded through a Growth Agenda for Wisconsin grant for the purpose of promoting and enhancing the use of URSCA and supporting its integration across the curriculum at UW-Superior.

    Deadline - Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis until funds for the 2014-15 fiscal year are exhausted.

    Program Grants

    Program Grants Signature Page


  • Student Research Assistantship Grants - Student research assistantship grants are funded through an Undergraduate Research and Discovery grant from the UW System. The purpose of these grants is to provide new opportunities for students to gain experience and develop skills by working with faculty/staff on existing research or creative projects and to begin to think of themselves as scholars. Grants are available for the spring semester and the summer. 

    Applications for spring semester will be accepted through Monday, February 16

    Applications for summer will be accepted through Monday, March 23

    Student Research Assistantship Grants


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