HPU Research and Creativity Symposium

The Next undergraduate research symposium will be held:

(Tentatively) April 19- May 3, 2021
with live Q & A’s on April 20, 2021

Abstract submissions due March 22
   Submit an Abstract Here (now closed)


High Point University undergraduate students from all schools, majors, and minors are invited to participate in HPU’s 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.



  1.   Individuals with be able to access our virtual symposium directly at SYMPOSIUM:
  2.   You can also scan for projects by discipline in our program.

Click  HERE for the 2021 program (NOW available).




High-PURCS Digital Award Submission

Each year the office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works offers two $250 monetary awards at HIGH-PURCS. Click here to submit your work.



SIRG Grant

URCW Scholarly Interdisciplinary Research Grant (SIRG): an award of up to $1000 that can be used for research or creative works. See the sidebar for details. This award will be announced at High-PURCS!



Research Apprentices

We are excited to congratulate students who have completed the the Research Rookies program and have earned the title of Research Apprentice. See our program and check them out here. (You may have to download it).


Contact Us

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

Phone: 336-841-9613