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April 10th, 2020: Senior Excellence in Research Award (SERA) Application Deadline

April 10

This award will provide up to $5000 in student hourly support at $12/hour for the 2020-21 academic year for up to seven seniors who have been significantly involved in research and/or creative activity to collaborate with UWM faculty mentors and serve as undergraduate research ambassadors. Applicants must be planning to graduate in either May, August or December of 2021, have the commitment of a UWM faculty research mentor to work together, and have exhibited an exceptional commitment to undergraduate research during their time at UWM.

To apply for this award, please submit a cover letter, CV, research plan (250 words) and two letters of recommendation from faculty or academic staff (one from your research mentor) to Kyla Esguerra at by April 1, 2020. Please also address the following prompts in a one to two page (double-spaced) statement (500 words): How has participating in undergraduate research shaped your educational experience at UWM? What do you see as the benefits of undergraduate research?  What would you do to raise awareness about these benefits at UWM?


April 10


Office of Undergraduate Research
(414) 229-2666