Application Open! Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium

The applications for Rice University's Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium (GCURS) are now open! GCURS is not your usual poster session. In fact, no posters are allowed at GCURS!

The symposium provides undergraduate researchers the opportunity to present original research discoveries to scholars from around the world. Participants give 12-to-15-minute individual presentations, after which faculty mentors give feedback to each student.

The application is now open, and the deadline to apply is Sept. 13; limited accommodations and travel awards for those outside the Houston area are available to accepted participants. In addition, students are encouraged to explore funding opportunities from their home institution. Virtual participation is also available to students.

How to Apply

To apply to GCURS, students will need:

A full guide and FAQ on applying can be found here. Please do not hesitate to reach out with questions. We hope you are safe and well, and we look forward to an exciting day of mentoring and science!