Undergraduate Symposium


In it’s 21st¬†year, the Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work provides undergraduates with the unique opportunity to exhibit and share examples of their significant research and creativity with the university community. Students may present work in a variety of ways, such as through poster/panel sessions, art exhibits, and electronic media. All undergraduates are encouraged to participate.

An awards ceremony and banquet celebrating all participants and recognizing the most outstanding projects takes place at the end of each symposium and includes First Prize awards of $1000 and Second Prize awards of $500 in five categories.

21st Annual USC Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly & Creative Work
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Tutor Campus Center Ballroom (TCC Basement)


At the Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work, you can exhibit your work in the categories of:

  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences, Math & Engineering

Entrants may also be considered for special prizes in Digital Media, Human Biology, and from the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State & Global Policy.

A panel of judges will review submissions and award $1000 1st prizes and $500 2nd prizes in each category. Over $15,000 in prizes will be awarded.

All participants will receive an official and personalized Certificate of Participation with the University seal.

The Undergraduate Symposium is sponsored by the Office of the Provost.

Registration Deadline is Friday, March 22, 2019 @ 11:59PM.

Register here!