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UNDERGRADUATE
RESEARCH GRANTS

Call for Undergraduate Research Proposals

  • The deadline for undergraduate student-generated proposals for the Fall Semester is Thursday, September 8, 2016. Students must submit a digital copy (Word or PDF format) and eight (8) paper copies to the Academic Affairs Office.

  • The deadline for undergraduate student-generated proposals for the Spring Semester is Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Students must submit a digital copy (Word or PDF format) and eight (8) paper copies to the Academic Affairs Office.

Participating students must meet one of the published eligibility requirements: (1) good standing in the Honors Program, (2) GPA of 3.5 or greater, (3) academic scholarship winner, or (4) written recommendation from the department chair or dean based on a consensus of the academic department or school. The maximum dollar amount that will be funded is $1000 for literature searches, equipment, and books for semester proposals. The faculty sponsor may request a $750 honorarium for each proposal that is funded and published. All honoraria must be requested before May 15, 2017. More information is available on the UExplore Undergraduate Research grants in the on-line UE Faculty and Administrator Manual.

 

    • Students or faculty may generate summer proposals. Students may request stipends ($3500 /10 weeks) and faculty may request a stipend up to $3750 per month for up to two months or a $750 faculty honorarium. Students may request free residence housing (double occupancy on-campus dorm housing) during the 10-week period that the on-campus research is performed. Grants up to $2000 for literature searches, equipment, supplies, and books may be requested.
  • A letter of intent for a summer research project proposal must be provided to Douglas Stamps (KC 275) by Friday, January 13, 2017. A digital copy (Word or PDF format) and eight (8) paper copies of the proposal must be submitted to the Academic Affairs Office by Thursday, February 9, 2017. Note that these dates supersede any deadlines that may be published in other publications.

  • Any student who is doing undergraduate research may request funding for travel whether or not the research is a project funded by the Committee. To request travel funds, the student should complete a Travel Request form obtained at the web site http://undergraduateresearch.evansville.edu and submit an electronic copy and a signed hard copy of the form to Douglas Stamps at least one month prior to the date of the conference.
    • Template of a Travel Funds Request in either Word or web page format is currently available
      Word format
      Web page (web page format may vary from Word document)

  • The Butler Conference on Undergraduate Research. Abstract and registration is expected to start in December. The abstracts are sent directly to Butler and are not routed through the Committee. More information is available on the Butler website at www.butler.edu/urc.

If you have any questions, please contact me at ds38@evansville.edu or call at 488-2186.

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Contact information:

Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Undergraduate Research Committee
1800 Lincoln Avenue
Evansville, Indiana 47722

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