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UC Berkeley Undergraduate Research Symposium

Saturday, February 24, 2024 | 9 AM – 1 PM
David Brower Center, Tamalpais Room, Berkeley CA

The inaugural UC Berkeley Undergraduate Research Symposium will showcase the breadth of undergraduate research and creative projects across campus; introduce students to programs that support undergraduate research; and inspire students to get involved in research. This event will be free and open to all current students, faculty, and staff at UC Berkeley.

Apply to Present

We invite undergraduate students to apply to present at the inaugural UC Berkeley Undergraduate Research Symposium in 2024. The selected students will share their research in the form of an 8-10 minute presentation, and hear presentations from other undergraduate students. They will also network with new students and share insights about how to get involved with research at UC Berkeley. The Symposium will be hosted at the David Brower Center on Saturday, February 24, 2024.

When you apply, you will be asked to submit the following information:

Research Project Title
Research Abstract (250 words maximum)
Name(s) of Your Research Project Mentor(s)

Eligibility: Current UC Berkeley undergraduates. Applications from all majors and colleges are welcomed. Priority will generally go to applicants from the College of Letters & Science.

Funding: $100 stipend

Deadline: November 17, 2023, at 5 PM PT

Application Form: UC Berkeley Undergraduate Research Symposium 2024 Call for Proposals

Tentative Schedule

9:00 AM Welcome 
9:15 AM Student Panel 1
10:00 AM Student Panel 2
10:45 AM Student Panel 3
11:30 AM Getting Involved in Research
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM End


My research or creative project isn’t complete. Can I still apply to present at the Symposium?
Yes. If your project is incomplete, you can present on your work in progress, and describe your next steps or anticipated results.

Do you have additional questions? Email us at ours@berkeley.edu.

The Undergraduate Research Symposium is co-sponsored by the College of Letters & Science and the Division of Undergraduate Education’s Berkeley Collegium Grant Program.