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What Information Is Required for NCUR Travel Support Grants?

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Please note: This document is for information only. To apply, go to Competition Review Nexus.

Information You Will Be Asked to Provide in Your Application

Contact Information

  • Applicant First and Last Name:
  • Student ID
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Major(s)
  • Minor(s)
  • Projected Graduation Semester and Year
  • Affiliated with Honors College? McNair Program? Neither?
  • USM Faculty Mentor who is familiar with and supports this project:
  • Faculty Mentor Email:
  • Faculty Mentor School 

Application Details 

  • Proposal Title
  • Presentation Type
  • Why are you interested in presenting at NCUR? How will your participation in that conference advance your personal and professional ambitions?
    (250 word limit)
  • What is your project and why is it significant? What is your hypothesis/creative inspiration/area of investigation? What methods are you using and why? What contributions will it make to your discipline?
    (300 word limit)


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Mentor Support Statement
The Mentor Support Form must be completed by your USM faculty mentor listed above. Upload the completed form with your application.


Student Agreement

By submitting this application, I certify that I wrote the abstract above and that my mentor provided no more than minor corrections.

By submitting this application, I also understand I am indicating my commitment to the following:

  • I agree to complete all application requirements at the NCUR website by the posted deadline.
  • I will adhere to the funding limits set forth by DCUR to cover lodging and meals.
  • If I withdraw from attending NCUR, I will reimburse DCUR for all expenses that have been incurred on my behalf.
  • I will submit my paper/poster for presentation at the next Southern Miss Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity held after completion of the proposed project.




Contact a DCUR representative:

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The University of Southern Mississippi
Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research
118 College Dr. #5162
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001



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