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Welcome to the Center for Undergraduate Research

Welcome to the Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) at the University of Maine. CUGR’s primary mission is to facilitate and enhance research and creative activities for undergraduate students. The center, is led by Dr. Ali Abedi, Director, and Alexandria Jesiolowski, Administrative Specialist, was launched in 2008 and is currently located at 207 Crossland Hall. On this web site, you will find announcements and upcoming events, links to resources for both students and faculty, as well as upcoming opportunities for undergraduate student research. You can also find us on Facebook by clicking the icon on the top right quadrant of the page!

***Please note our new office location. CUGR has moved to 207 Crossland Hall!

Important Program Deadlines & Event Dates




2015-16 Academic Fellowship CFP Submissions Oct. 16, 2015, 4PM (EDT) (Firm Deadline)
2015-16 Academic Fellowship Recipient Announcements Oct. 30, 2015
2015-16 Academic Fellowship Performance Period Nov. 1, 2015- May 1, 2016
2016 Annual Showcase Abstract Submissions March 3, 2016, 4PM (EST) (Firm Deadline)
2016 Annual Showcase Acceptance Notifications March 21, 2016
2016 Summer Fellowship CFP Submissions March 25, 2016, 4PM (EDT) (Firm Deadline)
2016 Annual Showcase April 2016, exact date TBA
UG Student Travel Application Accepted on a rolling basis


*Click on the Program Title (in above chart) to Apply. You must sign-in with your to successfully submit the form.

All Proposal Details and Applications can also be found on the right side tool bar 

All Proposals and Applications are to be completed and submitted ELECTRONICALLY 

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The Center for Undergraduate Research is a member of the national Council on Undergraduate Research.