CSURF Workshops and Events

Interested in Finding out about Research Opportunities at UNCW?Interested in Learning (or Improving) Research-Related Skills?

The Center for Support of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CSURF) hosts various workshops to assist undergraduates with valuable research-related skills.

Faculty: If you would like CSURF to visit your class for a Poster Making workshop or an Introduction to Undergraduate Research Opportunities workshop, please fill out the Workshop Request Form and email it to CSURF (csurf@uncw.edu).

CSURF Workshops include:

Effective Poster Making using PowerPoint - learn how to develop and format a professional poster or presentation for conferences/meetings

Poster Workshops offered in Honors Office (RL 2006) on 2nd floor of Randall Library. We have a wide variety of times and dates. All workshops are free and open to undergraduate and graduate students. Please email CSURF if you plan to attend.

Poster Workshops for Spring 2019:
January 28th: 11:00am-12:00pm 
February 7th: 2:00pm-3:00pm                                  
February 15th: 2:00pm-3:00pm
February 21st: 2:00pm-3:00pm
February 25th: 9:00am-10:00am
March 4th: 1:00pm-2:00pm
March 18th: 11:00am-12:00pm
March 28th: 2:00pm-3:00pm
April 1st: 11:00am-12:00pm
April 8th: 3:00pm-4:00pm
April 15th: 9:00am-10:00am
April 22nd: 3:00pm-4:00pm
Please email csurf@uncw.edu for assistance


Getting involved in Undergraduate Research - Informs students how to involve themselves in research, no matter what field of study they are in. Gives students a better understanding of what research is and the benefits it has to offer. Perfect for UNI 101.

Preparing a CV - learn how to properly prepare your Curriculum Vitae.
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Fellowship and Scholarship Related Events

Fulbright Informational Session - Learn about the US scholars Fulbright Program and how and when to apply. Hear from former "Fulbrighters" about their experiences.

Boren, Gilman, & Fulbright International Scholarship Informational Session- Learn about international fellowship and scholarship programs including the Boren awards, the Gilman Scholarship program, and the US Scholars Fulbright Program and how and when to apply.

Writing a Powerful Personal Statement- Get tips for writing a powerful admissions essay or personal statement for graduate school admissions.

Getting Prepared for Grad School - Should I go to grad school? Will grad school get me where I want to go? How can I plan for the admissions process?

Additional Programs by Request

Workshops are held at CSURF, located on the 2nd floor of Randall Library (Room 2008), near the Honors College. Workshops are conducted by CSURF graduate assistants and can be one-on-one or group format. Workshops are typically scheduled during CSURF's regular hours; if necessary, individual times can be arranged. Classroom workshops can be held in the instructor's classroom.

If you are interested in scheduling or attending a workshop or would like to set up a one-on-one meeting time, or if you would like to learn more information about CSURF, please feel free to stop by the CSURF office or email CSURF at: csurf@uncw.edu