Posters on the Hill

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) will host its 21st annual undergraduate poster session on Capitol Hill.  There will be an evening poster session and reception where students will have a distinguished and unique opportunity to speak directly to members of Congress and demonstrate how they have been impacted by these programs.
 

Posters on the Hill 2018
Rayburn House Building, Washington, D.C.
Date TBA

Eligibility

All currently enrolled undergraduate students are eligible to apply.  Students must have worked with a WSU faculty or staff member who served as a mentor to the project.  Undergraduate research projects that include teams of students within or across disciplines are encouraged to apply; however, due to limited funds, only one member of a team can be supported through OUR.


Submission Details

  • Students should apply directly to CUR following all submission guidelines they provide.  OUR will fund travel expenses to any students accepted to attend the event.
  • Your research should represent one of CUR's Divisions (Arts and Humanities, Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, Health Sciences, Mathematics/Computer Science, Physics/Astronomy, Psychology, and Social Sciences).
  • Abstract submissions should describe your research, scholarship, or creative activity and discuss its significance to society (i.e. what larger issues or problems were you trying to address or understand?  How does your work relate to current policy issues?).

Process

  • Free poster printing for accepted student(s)
  • OUR will cover airfare to Washington, D.C. and hotel accommodations
  • OUR will also help arrange meetings with members of Congress

Dates & Deadlines

  • Abstract submissions: deadline TBA
  • Notification of selection:  Early February, 2018 TBA
  • Event date: Late April, TBA, date will be set once the congressional calendar is in place

Official Conference Website

Posters on the Hill Website
Please visit the official Posters on the hill website for more information on the conference and on CUR.