McNair Scholars

Registration Steps, Costs & Deadlines

How to register…

Program Staff and Students: Complete BOTH of the below steps:

    1. Program Administrator registers and pays for all GEG Symposium attendees in their program by completing Program Registration.


    2. Student research presenters and attendees complete the Individual Student Registration (includes instructions for abstract submission).

Deadline to register student presenters has closed, but all other registration attendees are permitted until the Final Registration Deadline: Sunday, Apr. 18, 11:59 pm PST.

Program Registration: This registration is meant for program staff to enter in the names and e-mail addresses of all attendees and to provide payment information.

For program registration, the following information will need to be entered:

  • Registrant(s) Full Name
  • Registrant(s) School E-Mail Address
  • Registrant Type(s)
    • Staff
    • Student Research Presenter
    • Student Attendee
  • Program Affiliation

Individual Student Registration: Each student who is presenting at or attending the GEG Symposium must fill out an individual student registration form. Individual Student Registrations should only be completed AFTER the program administrator has completed the Program Registration and paid for all registrations.

Students who are presenting either a research poster or an oral talk will be asked to submit a mentor-approved abstract that adheres to GEG Symposium Abstract Guidelines as well as provide their research mentor(s)’s contact information.

GEG Symposium Registration Costs:

  • Student$150.00 per student
  • Staff: $225.00 per staff registration

Registration costs for staff or student include full access to Symposium proceedings in the online conference platform:

  • Present on research in a supportive learning environment and receive feedback from trained faculty and professionals.
  • Participate in workshops focused on graduate school preparationstudent leadership, and advocacy. 
  • Learn about applying to graduate school from UW faculty, staff, graduate students, and alumni.
  • Talk to graduate students about what life is like in grad school. 
  • Network with faculty, graduate students, and other undergraduate researchers, leaders, and advocates.