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Undergraduate Research

Are you interested in participating in undergraduate research at ECU? Below are resources to help you get started.

Undergraduate Research FAQ

Have questions about undergraduate research? ECU can answer them. See our Undergraduate Research FAQ to get the information you need to begin undergraduate research at ECU.

UR Mini Awards

Undergraduate Research Mini Awards are $500 awards made to students as stipends during the spring or first summer session to support mentored research projects. The funds must be spent by the end of June 2018. No funds for materials are included. Learn more about UR Mini Awards.

URCA Awards

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Awards provide funds to support faculty-mentored research or creative projects undertaken by undergraduate students. Applications consist of a summary of the work to be completed, a budget, and a mentor recommendation form. Budgets can include funds to pay for supplies and materials to support the project, travel to the site of the project, and a stipend for the student. Learn more about URCA Awards.

Mentoring at ECU

Looking to find a mentor to help guide you along your undergraduate research journey? Read about mentoring and how to find a mentor at ECU.