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 (when the portal is open)


High Point University undergraduate students from all schools, majors, and minors are invited to participate in HPU’s 8th 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 (when it’s available).




High-PURCS Digital 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



Research Apprentices

We are excited to congratulate students who have completed the the Research Rookies 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