About Us

The Center for Support of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CSURF) is a resource to coordinate opportunities and information related to UNCW undergraduate research and scholarship. In addition, CSURF manages the application and nomination process for national competitive scholarships and fellowships for undergraduates. The Honors College oversees CSURF, but CSURF resources are open to all UNCW students.

Find information here on how to develop a scholarly project in your major area, how to apply for funding to carry out your project or present your research at a conference, and how to present your project to a professional audience.Learn more about national competitive scholarships and fellowships and how to apply for them.

Our services for all undergraduates include:


Poster printing (for grad students too)

Assistance with National Fellowship applications

Undergraduate Travel awards

Research Supplies Grants

Summer Undergraduate Research and Creativity Awards

Showcases of Student Research- fall and spring

Recognition of Undergraduate Research Scholars

Features on the Applied Learning Gallery website

UNCW Fellowship Competition

General assistance with research or project

CSURF is housed in the Honors College Office in Randall Library, second floor, and is advised by the CSURF Faculty Advisory Board.

WANT TO LEARN MORE? Stop by and learn about how CSURF can help you develop a project or assist you with your current undergraduate research project! CSURF has graduate assistants available during the weekday hours below to assist you with your project:

To contact CSURF, you can email us at csurf@uncw.edu

Questions about Undergraduate Research or Fellowships:

Director of the Honors College: Dr. Shawn Bingham: binghams@uncw.edu

Director of CSURF: Dr. Nathan Grove: groven@uncw.edu