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West Georgia undergraduate researchers who have completed substantial scholarly work, often have their research accepted for presentations at state, regional, and national conferences. Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Research for details on how you can get started on your own research endeavors.

National Collegiate Honors Council Conference

The National College Honors Council (NCHC) is the professional association of undergraduate Honors programs and colleges and their deans, directors, faculty, staff, and students. Each Fall NCHC hosts an annual conference that provides its members access to a network of Honors expertise and gives Honors students opportunities to present research at a national forum.

Date: November 6-10, 2013  
Location: New Orleans, LA 
Academic Fields: Any
Presentation Type: Poster Sessions and Student Interdisciplinary Research Panels
Submissions: Proposals accepted through March 4, 2013
Eligibility: UWG Honors students or any UWG student with at least a 3.2 GPA

Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference 

The Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference (GURC) is a platform for outstanding undergraduate scholars and faculty mentors (if applicable) to share results based on outstanding research.  GURC holds an annual conference each year for undergraduate scholars from all disciplines and from institutions throughout the Southeast. This year Columbus State University will host the annual conference that provides its members access to a network of Honors expertise and gives Honors students opportunities to present research at a national forum.

Date: January 24-25, 2014   
Location: Columbus, GA 
Academic Fields: Any
Presentation Type: Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations
Submissions: Proposals accepted through November 1st
Eligibility: UWG Honors students or any UWG student with at least a 3.2 GPA

Georgia Collegiate Honors Council

The Georgia Collegiate Honors Council (GCHC) is an organization formed for the promotion and advancement of honors education in institutions of higher learning in the state of Georgia. Each year, GCHC hosts its annual meeting at a selected college or university in Georgia, giving Honors students another opportunity to share their research with others while also allowing them to meet and interact with other Honors students.

Date: February 7-8, 2014
Location: Macon, GA
Academic Fields: Any
Presentation Type: Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations
Submissions: Proposals typically accepted through mid-January 2013
Eligibility: UWG Honors students or any UWG student with at least a 3.2 GPA

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is dedicated to promoting undergraduate scholarships and creative  activity in all fields on study by sponsoring an annual Spring conference for students.

Date: April 3-5, 2014
Location: University of Kentucky 
Academic Fields: Any
Presentation Type: Poster Sessions, Oral Presentations, and Creative Works
Submissions: Website should open for applications September-November, 2013
Eligibility: all UWG undergraduate students

National Social Science Association Conference

The National Social Science Association (NSSA) is a national interdisciplinary association devoted to interaction among social scientists through our conferences, seminars, and publications. The National Technology and Social Science Conference is held each Spring in Las Vegas and features technology sessions and demonstrations, along with the presentation of papers, discussions, demonstrations and workshops that include all of the social science disciplines. This conference also permits undergraduate and graduate student sessions, along with a student paper competition and annual winner.

Date: April 13-15, 2014
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Academic Fields: Social Sciences and Technology
Presentation Type: Oral Presentations and Paper Competition
Submissions: Typically accepted mid-August to late September
Eligibility: all UWG undergraduate and graduate students