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The University Research Symposium inspires students to pursue careers in science by harnessing their curiosity to discovery knowledge and share and share it with their peers and the community. The 8th annual URS will bring together hundreds of faculty and students to forge new relationships, share innovative practices, and explore opportunities for future collaboration. The Symposium will take place on March 5th 2019 at UWA campus. Events include a student poster competition, graduate student talks and a keynote address by a world renowned speaker.  
The program explores research projects in a variety of disciplines including biological and environmental science, physical science, psychology, and more from a slate of regional universities.

The URS has grown to include nearly 20 participating regional institutions, and has resulted in more confident research presentations among participants, the ability to successfully highlight research findings, and promoting networking and recruitment between students and employers. Students have the opportunity to compete and present original research at this annual event.

Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

Title Sponsor:  $5,000

  • Sponsor’s logo on front of conference bag and program book
  • 25-minute keynote talk uploaded to YouTube and the URS website
  • Local media coverage
  • Sponsor information/logo published in program book (up to 300 words)
  • All benefits from below levels

Diamond Sponsor:  $2,500

  • Sponsor’s logo on conference t-shirt and program book back
  • Sponsor information/logo published in program book (up to 100 words)
  • Local media coverage
  • All benefits from below levels

Gold Sponsor:  $1,500

  • Local media coverage
  • Recognition during conference opening and closing
  • All benefits from below levels

Silver Sponsor:  $1,000

  • Advertisement inside front cover of program book
  • Information/logo looped every 10 minutes on digital displays
  • Inserts in conference registration bags
  • Promotion on all print and digital materials
  • 10’x10’ exhibit space at conference
  • All benefits from below level

Event Supporter:  $250

  • Inserts in conference registration bags
  • Display table with electrical outlets
  • Free registration, lunch, and snacks for two

Name and contact information on URS materials and digital displays (Payroll deduction is available for UWA employees)

To download the sponsorship brochure, please click here.


URS Sponsors