OUR – Virtual Conference Award

The Office of Undergraduate Research has created a research award for undergraduate researchers to attend virtual conferences. This award temporarily replaces the OUR Travel Awards while travel is restricted. These awards are to assist students in presenting their research at disciplinary / professional virtual conferences.

Current undergraduates at NC State University may apply to receive an award amount equal to the cost of registration. These awards will cover conference registration; no other expenses associated with presenting virtually will be covered by this award.

Payment OptionsInstructions/Details
Paid Directly to Vendor by the OURThe OUR will process the registration and pay using their campus credit card. If this option is chosen then student must provide all necessary information for the registration to completed.
Paid by StudentThe OUR will reimburse students who directly pay the vendor for registration. Students will be required to provide a copy of the receipt which must contain their name, payment method and zero balance or state “Paid”.
Paid by Mentor Department Students should discuss with their mentor if the mentors department can process the registration payment. If the department pays the registration, the OUR will transfer the award to the department. The department will be responsible for initiating IDT.

Student are asked to capture a screen shot of them presenting and share that with the OUR.

ATTENTION ENGINEERING STUDENTS: If you are a student in the College of Engineering please apply for funding through the EYE program. Contact for that program is: engrfundrequest@ncsu.edu

OUR Virtual Conference Award Application

Available to current NC State University undergraduate students to present their undergraduate research at a virtual regional, national and/or international conference. This is a rolling review process.

Step 1 of 3

  • Please use NC State University email only
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

Students will be notified of a decision within 2 weeks of submitting their request.