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+ - Pitching & Presenting Your Research and Creative Activity


The Center for Undergraduate Excellence invites students to the Pitching and Presenting Workshop.  Learn strategies that can be applied across academic disciplines for writing abstracts, sharing your research and creative activity with others through conference presentations, and working toward publication.

+ - Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity

Fall 2019 TBD


+ - Grant Proposal Workshop

Monday, April 1

1:00-2:00 p.m.


+ - Poster Design and Presentation Workshop

Monday, April 15th

Open Hours- 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

CUE Office- 415 E. Walnut

Hands on Poster Workshop!

Do you want how to create effective and eye-catching posters? Not sure what to include on your poster?  Sign up for a Poster Workshop personal consultation with the Center for Undergraduate Excellence.

Sign up here: https://calendly.com/bidmead 

Drop ins welcome but appointments will have priority.

Please watch this link before attending the workshop:  


+ - SURF Information Open Hours

Tuesday, February 12
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

415. E Walnut

Stop by anytime throughout the day to learn all the information students and faculty mentors need to know about the SURF program. Past SURF fellows and Center for Undergraduate Excellence representatives will be available to answer your questions.

Students and faculty interested in the SURF program are encouraged to attend.

  • General overview of the program
  • Who can apply for SURF
  • Application requirements and process
  • Program dates
  • Funding distribution for SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Requirements & responsibilities of the SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Expected time commitment for SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Housing information
  • Weekly faculty seminars and professional development meetings
  • Social activities

*Presentations will be given at the top of each hour. 

+ - Fellowships and Scholarships Workshops


Learn about various national and international external scholarships available to undergraduate and graduate students, including the Truman, Fulbright, Rhodes, Goldwater, and Marshall.

Contact the Center for Undergraduate Excellence CUE@chapman.edu for information. 

To make an appointment: https://calendly.com/bidmead 

Please check back later for more details. 

+ - Fulbright Program Info Session


Schedule of events

Monday, April 8th

Wednesday, April 24

12:00 pm- 4:00 pm 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
415 E. Walnut- CUE Office


Stop by to learn about the various Fulbright programs that you can apply for, and what the application process is like. 

+ - Scholarships for Graduate Study in the UK & Ireland Info Session


Interested in pursuing graduate study in the UK or Ireland? Join us to learn about the various scholarships and fellowships that can fund your graduate school abroad.

+ - Personal Statement and Essay Workshop

Spring 2019

Are you planning on applying to a scholarship or fellowship? Get started on your application in these personal statement and essay workshops. Dr. Julye Bidmead will be there to answer any questions you may have about your application and help you develop a competitive personal statement and essay. RSVP is required.

+ - Fulbright Application Bootcamp

Summer 2019

Are you interested in applying for a Fulbright fellowship? Join us to learn more about the details of the application process and the elements of a competitive application.


(714) 628-2852
415 East Walnut Avenue 
Orange, CA 92867

Mailing Address:

Center for Undergraduate Excellence
1 University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

Deadlines & Events

Spring 2019 

Poster Design and Presentation Workshop
Monday, April 15th
Open Hours- 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
415 E. Walnut

Fulbright Overview
Wednesday, April 24th
Open Hours- 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
415 E. Walnut

Student Scholar Ambassador BBQ
Thursday, April 25th
3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
415 E. Walnut

Student Scholar Symposium
Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2
Sandhu Conference Center
Argryos Forum 209ABC