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+ - Grant Proposal Workshop

Wednesday, October 16th

2:30-3:30 PM

415 E. Walnut

Find out how to develop great ideas for research and creative activity, describe your projects, find faculty mentors, and ask for recommendation letters.  The workshop is designed to address your questions before the deadline for the Undergraduate Scholarly/Creative Grant applications and also to introduce you to practices you can adapt for other applications.

Guest Speakers: Dr. Julye Bidmead, Dr. Kelli Fuery

Scholarly/Creative Activity Grants Deadline: Friday, November 8th at 4:00 p.m.

+ - Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity

Wednesday, November 13th

12 -1 PM

415 E. Walnut - CUE Office

A panel of undergraduate researchers and creative scholars will speak about their experiences in undergraduate research or creative activity. You can learn how to identify faculty mentors, determine your interests, build your project, and start yourself on a path towards presentations and even publication in a journal. 

+ - Academic Poster Design Tutorial

Creating an academic poster requires planning, art, science, and attention to detail. An effective academic poster should attract attention, convey important information clearly, and engage the reader.

The following tutorial can help you navigate the poster design process:


Once you have watched the tutorial and still have questions, contact your faculty mentor or schedule an appointment with a CUE representative for additional help.

+ - SURF Information Open Hours

February - TBD

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


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

Spring - TBD

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 - TBD

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


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

Fall 2019  

Grant Proposal Workshop
October 16
2:30-3:30 PM
415 E. Walnut

Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Submission Deadline
Sunday, November 3
11:59 PM

Undergraduate Scholarly/Creative Grant Deadline
Friday, November 8
4:00 PM

Student Scholar Symposium
December 4
Poster Session I- 9:30-11:00 AM
Poster Session II- 12:00-1:30 PM
Poster Session III- 2:30-4:00 PM