We invite you to serve as a sponsor for the HBCU-UP National Research Conference.
The conference is co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). HBCU-UP provides grants to support the important role that HBCUs play in increasing the number of underrepresented ethnic minorities that are well prepared for participation and leadership at every level of education and research in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
The conference highlights undergraduate student research and institutional strategies to enhance the quality of undergraduate STEM education and research at HBCUs. The gathering of more than 700 students, faculty, and administrator will include:
- Oral and poster presentations by undergraduate students outlining their research; and
- A faculty workshop, with oral and poster presentations by faculty and program administators concerning their programs and/or research.
Sponsors at the HBCU-UP Conference will have the opportunity to promote:
- Undergraduate student research programs
- Graduate school programs
- Fellowship opportunities
- Faculty research programs