Collage of Undergraduate Research faculty and students

Undergraduate Research

Welcome to the Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities (RSCA) office.

National studies show that gain numerous benefits from collaborating with faculty on projects outside of the classroom. The RSCA supports those collaborations at SUNY New Paltz through various grants, scholarships, and presentation opportunities.


Director Profile



Corwin Senko - director of Undergraduate Research


Corwin Senko 

I am a Social & Educational Psychologist at SUNY New Paltz. I also direct the university's Undergraduate Research program, which is devoted to cultivating and supporting student-faculty collaborations. 

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Please explore our offerings below for students and faculty by clicking on their buttons.


Upcoming RSCA Events and Deadlines

  • RSCA Grants 
    • Student Opportunity Grants: applications due February 15, March 15, or April 15.
    • 2023 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Grants: applications due April 5



  • SUNY New Paltz Student Research Symposium on May 5
    • application deadline is April 12
    • open to undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines