At the University of Central Missouri all students have the opportunity to engage in undergraduate research opportunities. You can work side-by-side with a faculty member. Just follow your curiosity and research or creative interests, and your faculty mentor will guide you through all phases of the process. That’s what “learning to a greater degree” through experiential learning looks like at UCM. The undergraduate research you conduct will positively impact your academic experiences at UCM and will benefit you well into your future, providing the foundation for your chosen career, pursuit of graduate studies, or further work in your field.
Fund Your Research
Through UCM’s Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships, you can receive funding for expenses related to your research or creative project.
Showcase Your Research
Honor Your Mentor
Want to have your mentor recognized for excellence in guiding your undergraduate research or creative project? Nominate him or her for the Undergraduate Research and Creative Project Mentor Award.
More than Science
Research at UCM is understood broadly and cuts across work in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, fine arts, and professional studies, among others. All undergraduate students, regardless of your major, can do research and creative projects.