Academic discovery and creative inquiry are crucial to student success and preparation to enter the workforce — and not only at the graduate level. K-State offers many opportunities for undergraduate students to engage in research.
The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry maintains an Undergraduate Research Clearinghouse and administers a number of programs to help students identify research opportunities.
Many of the university's colleges and departments offer undergraduate research opportunities.
The Office of Research Development produces a weekly Funding Connection that includes student opportunities.
The Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research Program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering, up to $5,000 for astronomy research, and $2,500 for vision-related research.
The Kansas Academy of Science offers student research grants. The organization welcomes student-authored articles in the Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science and student participation in its annual meeting.
Summer research programs are an excellent way for students to strengthen research foundations and make connections for the future.
The Chapman Center for Rural Studies offers undergraduate research opportunities in history and the humanities.
Crossing Borders: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship offers undergraduates from all disciplines an opportunity to publish their work.