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National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)



NCUR 2024 Long Beach, California


All currently enrolled 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 must first apply to the Office of Undergraduate Research before submitting abstracts to NCUR to receive funding
  • Only the primary presenter should submit the abstract
  • Abstracts are usually 200-300 words in length, no longer than 300 words
  • Abstracts must be submitted online to OUR; after confirmation of funding, students will submit their abstracts to NCUR for consideration
  • Projects must be sponsored by a faculty mentor; your mentor will receive an email notification when you submit your abstract
  • Abstracts may be presented as oral presentations, poster presentations, or performing/visual arts presentations


  • After you apply for funding to OUR, you will be notified of our funding decision
  • Submit your abstract to NCUR by the deadline
  • OUR will provide an orientation meeting detailing all travel procedures for those accepted to present
  • OUR will cover your registration costs, airfare/transportation to NCUR, and hotel accommodations

Dates and Deadlines

  • OUR Funding Submission Deadline: October 30, 2023
  • OUR Notification of Funding: November 13, 2023
  • NCUR Submissions Accepted: September 2 - December 8, 2023 
  • Notification of Acceptance: January, 2024 (TBD)
  • Early Registration Deadline: January, 2024 (TBD)
  • Regular Registration Deadline: March, 2024 (TBD)
  • Conference: April 8-10, 2024 

Poster Printing

  • Visit the OUR poster page for guidelines and tips on making a poster. 
  • Please send poster as pdf file.
  • Please use subject line:  NCUR Poster
  • Deadline for Free Poster Printing:  April 1, 2024
    If you miss the deadline, you can contact Digital Collections ( to print your poster for a $15 charge.

Download Poster Template


Travel Orientation

  • OUR will be providing an orientation to go over travel details soon.  We will email you with the date and time soon!
  • In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact Erin Kendall via email: or text: 801-663-1655.