Undergraduate Research and Creative Works

Outside Grants and Research Opportunities

OpportunityOverview Stipend Available DeadlineWebsite
Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) ChallengeThe DEBUT Challenge is open to teams of undergraduate students working on projects that develop innovative solutions to unmet health and clinical problems.YesJanuary - June Link
Collegiate Inventors Competition This competition gives both graduate and undergraduate inventors the change to showcase their inventions and potentially win financial prizes. YesJuneLink
Undergraduate Biotechnology Research FellowshipThis program is intended for undergraduate science and engineering majors in conjunction with a research mentor in order to encourage interest in and preparation for careers in biotechnology.YesDecemberLink
Biotechnology Meeting GrantThis grant promotes and supports national and/or international meetings which advance the understanding or application of biotechnology and focus national and international attention on the North Carolina scientific community.YesVariableLink
Biotechnology Event SponsorshipThis popular Biotechnology Center grant promotes and supports events advancing the understanding or application of biotechnology to benefit North Carolina.YesVariableLink
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Collaborative Research Travel Grants
This program provides up to $15,000 in support for researchers from degree-granting institutions to travel either domestically or internationally to a laboratory to acquire a new research technique or to facilitate a collaboration. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science, statistics, or engineering interested in investigating research opportunities in the biological sciences. YesN/ALink
Core Laboratory Facilities of North CarolinaNorth Carolina has core laboratory facilities available statewide that support research in the life sciences and other biotechnology-related fields of study. These core facilities are located at university, nonprofit and commercial research institutions across the state. NoN/ALink
IHS Humane Studies FellowshipThe Humane Studies Fellowship is a non-residency fellowship program that awards up to $15,000 per year. Moreover, it provides individual advising and an extensive support network to help ensure academic success before and after you receive your degree.

Contact Us

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

Phone: 336-841-9613

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Andrea Baellow, an athletic training major, shares her experiences performing undergraduate research on the relation of the hip to ACL injuries and their prevalence in younger females. Her experiential education at High Point University was supported by the state of the art Human Biomechanics & Physiology Lab, where she could apply what she has learned with hands-on experience.