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Attention All UAS Undergraduate Students, the 2018 URECA Award application for funding is now available!

 UAS is excited to announce that this year’s Undergraduate REsearch and Creative Activity (URECA) application period is now open.  If you have a research or creative project that you would like to undertake, please consider applying for funding through URECA.  We can offer up to $2,500 to selected students who design and complete their own projects with the guidance of a faculty mentor.

 The application form can be found here or in your student email.  Challenge yourself to dig into something you’ve always been curious about!  Read the application and see if it fits your project.  All majors are welcome to apply.

 Important dates to note:

  • ·       Deadline for submission of applications is 5:00 pm, November 20, 2017.
  • ·       Award and funding notification for successful applicants will take place in January 2018.
  • ·       Projects must be completed by June 15, 2018.
  • ·       Successful applicants will present their projects to the UAS community at the April 2018 URECA symposium or another approved venue.

 More information about URECA, including summaries of previous projects, is available at:

 If you have questions about the URECA program please contact Assistant Professor Brian Buma (bbuma@alaska.eduor Grant Proposal Coordinator Kelly Jensen ( 

 This could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for!

 Paula J.S. Martin, Ph.D.

Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences and Interim Vice-Provost for Research and Sponsored Programs