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President's Undergraduate Research Scholars


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The President’s Undergraduate Research Scholars Program is a project designed to increase the number of individuals conducting undergraduate research. The program is funded to serve 10 students per summer for $2,000.

The grant program will provide an opportunity for undergraduate students to engage in high level research with a faculty mentor in preparation for graduate education. TAMUK is making a profound difference in the educational, cultural and economic development of the communities we serve, and we are excited about the opportunities this program can offer. 

Eligibility:

Students are eligible to apply if the applicant is a TAMUK student, who is a junior or a senior, has at least a 3.25 GPA, and has a sincere interest in research.

To apply, please read the President’s Undergraduate Research Scholars Program brochure and submit the following documents to College Hall Room 230.

  • Application for the Program
  • Current Academic transcript
  • A list of academic and extracurricular, honors, distinctions and Scholarships
  • A list of memberships in academic organizations and participation in academic activities
  • Previous research experience, if any
  • Two letters of recommendation, one from a faculty member and one personal
  • Personal essay 300-words
  • Copy of social security card and driver’s license
  • Copy of Academic Degree plan