FINAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS DAY 2015 PROGRAM (Coming Soon)
The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Office of Research and Economic Development, and the Honors College invite undergraduates from all of UNT’s colleges and schools to participate in the Tenth Annual University Scholars Day to be held on April 16, 2015.
Dr. Gloria Cox, Dean of the Honors College, and Dr. Tom McCoy, Vice President for the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) at UNT, are pleased to announce that ORED will provide funding for major financial awards to undergraduate students with the best papers and posters presented at University Scholars Day in order to encourage students to attend prestigious regional and national professional meetings. Note: The financial awards are considered financial prizes and do not count as financial aid.
The purpose of Scholars Day is to celebrate the work of undergraduate researchers at UNT. Students do not need to be members of the Honors College to present.
Undergraduate students are invited to submit abstracts for a poster or paper based on original research or creative work conducted under the guidance of a faculty mentor at UNT during the past year.
Student researchers must submit a Scholars Day presentation application here by March 6, 2014 to present as paper or poster at University Scholars Day. The application requires approval of the student’s faculty mentor/sponsor. All students will be recognized with a certificate of participation. The best papers and posters will be recognized with special awards.
Student who wish to submit an application to have their papers or posters considered for the Scholars Day Research and Travel awards should submit their paper or poster here by April 2, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. No applications submitted after that time will be considered for an award.
Student who wish to have their papers or posters considered for the Scholars Day Research and Travel awards should submit their paper or poster here by April 2, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. No applications submitted after that time will be considered for an award.
Following the conference, the papers may be submitted for publication in UNT’s electronic journal of undergraduate research, The Eagle Feather.
For more information on presenting at University Scholars Day, contact Susan Eve, Associate Dean, Honors College at ScholarsDay@unt.edu, 940-565-4914, 257 Sage Hall, University of North Texas.
For more information on submitting papers or posters for the Scholars Day Research and Travel Awards, please contact Dr. Rafe Major, Lecturer, Honors College at ScholarsDay@unt.edu, 940-565-369-5323, 257 Sage Hall, University of North Texas.