The purpose of the Council for Scholarship and Inquiry (CSI) at Florida Atlantic University is to promote and foster a culture of research and creative activities at FAU and to provide students with opportunities to become immersed in this culture. Focused at the undergraduate level, but including graduate students, opportunities sponsored by CSI will consist of establishing and maintaining an annual FAU Undergraduate Research Journal (FAURJ), peer mentoring and peer advising programs, and journal and scholarship/grant writing workshops.


  • To promote the existing culture of undergraduate research at FAU across as many disciplines as possible;
  • To enhance scholarship, creativity, critical thinking and academic excellence of undergraduate students at FAU;
  • To encourage and foster school pride and unity at FAU.