Scholars Week

The 17th Annual Scholars Week will take place March 20-24, 2023.

Scholars Week is a week long tradition during which MTSU's academic colleges celebrate scholarship, research, and creative activity through a variety of events and activities. 

Visit the Scholars Week Schedule of Events page for updates!

University-Wide Scholars Week Research & Creative Activity Exposition

Friday, March 24, 2023, Student Union Building (SUB) second floor
Session 1: 10:30 am* - 12:00 pm; Session 2: 1:00* - 2:30 pm
Award Ceremony: 2:30 pm
*Presenters check-in 30 minutes prior.

Important Dates

February 1, 2023.  Presenter Registration Opens.  Please note, you will need the following to register:  Title of presentation, abstract or project descritpion (200 words or less), mentor's name and email, and desired presentation time (Options: 10:30-12pm or 1-2:30pm). Link to submit will be posted on 2/1.

February 28, 2023 - Registration Deadline.  All abstracts must be submitted by 2/28 at 11:59pm to be considered for presentation.  

March 1, 2023 - Email notification of acceptance to present will go out to all students.

March 24, 2023 - Research & Creative Activity Exposition

University-Wide Scholars Week Awards

Undergraduate Awards
$150 – 1st place
$100 – 2nd place
$  50 – 3rd place
Graduate Awards
$150 – 1st place
$100 – 2nd place
$  50 – 3rd place

 

The URC enabled MTSU students to shine virtually and in person while showcasing their research and creative activities at Scholars Week 2021.

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2021 Scholars Week

2021 University-Wide Scholars Week Research & Creative Activity Exposition

Friday, April 16th, 2001

Student Union Building, Ballroom C, on the second floor.



Read the MTSU News Scholars Week feature story HERE.

Experience the 2021 University-Wide Scholars Week Research & Creative Activity Exposition in-person event in its entirety.
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Highlights from the 2021 University-Wide Scholars Week Research & Creative Activity Exposition

 

April 12th-23rd, 2001

Virtual Exposition
Symposium*, a virtual exposition, showcasing all Scholars Week research submissions will go live on April 12th and be available to virtual guests through April 23rd.

*What is Symposium?

Scholars Week 2021, in conjunction with the in-person poster symposium, will be hosted digitally via an engaging virtual platform called Symposium.  Symposium will showcase all Scholars Week academic posters and student presentations, along with the ability for viewers to post comments and questions related to individual projects. Using synchronously technology Symposium will allow viewers to live-stream creative performances, live in-person symposium interviews, and the awards ceremony. 

2021 Scholars Week University-Wide Winners *
*For individual college winners, please reference the college's website.

2020 Scholars Week

2020 Scholars Week

March 30-April 3, 2020
Scholars Week is a weeklong tradition during which MTSU's academic colleges celebrate scholarship, research and creative activity through a variety of events and activities. While the on-campus events had to be canceled due to COVID-19, were excited to announce that the Poster and Creative Activity Exposition had been moved online!
View our students' posters and creative submissions

Important Dates for Scholars Week 2020

  • Poster abstract submission form opens: November 18, 2019
  • Deadline for poster abstract submissions: March 3, 2020
  • Committee will email notices of acceptance: March 9, 2020
  • Poster Exposition: April 3, 2020, 12:40 - 3:00 p.m., Student Union Ballroom (2nd floor) - CANCELED

 

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