HPU Research and Creativity Symposium

The Next Symposium Will Be Held:

April 10, 2018

Abstract submissions due March 15

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High Point University students from all schools, majors, and minors are invited to participate in HPU’s 6th annual Research and Creativity Symposium (High-PURCS). This event will showcase student scholarship in a supportive environment that models a professional venue.

Students may choose to present their work as a poster, oral presentation, brief performance, or exhibit. Projects must be mentored, independent work that reflect originality and creativity and be quality products that went beyond a course assignment.




High-PURCS digital Awards

Each year the office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works offers two $250 monetary awards at HIGH-PURCS


SIRG Grant

URCW Scholarly Interdisciplinary Research Grant (SIRG): an award of up to $1000 that can be used for research or creative works


Research Apprentices

we are excited to congratulate students who have completed the program and have earned the title of Research Apprentice


Contact Us

Dr. Joanne Altman, Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works

Phone: 336-841-9613