Three new funding opportunities have been made available for undergraduate students through the Undergrad Research Opportunity Program (UROP).
The UROP Mini-grant program provides grants of up to $1,000 that may be used by undergraduate award recipients to purchase materials, equipment, and supplies that are necessary to complete their project and/or assist with travel expenses related to their project. Awards will be given out twice during the academic year, once during the fall term and the winter term. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, a project proposal finalized and a faculty mentor secured prior to applying.
The Vice President for Research and Innovation Undergraduate Fellowship awards students a $5,000 stipend for conducting research, creative scholarship or completing work on an innovative project full time during the summer. The fellowships are open to students from all majors. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, a project proposal finalized and a faculty mentor secured prior to applying. Applications will be available in early January, 2016.
The Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowship awards students a $2,500 stipend to conduct research in the humanities under the guidance of a faculty mentor for sixteen weeks during the winter and spring terms.
The deadline to apply for a Fall 2015 Mini-Grant is October 30th.