Funding Available for Research and Creative Activities Projects for Undergraduate Students

Objective: to provide encouragement for undergraduate students to engage in scholarly/creative work in their disciplines and to provide funds which may make it possible for them to do so. The program budget is $15,000, divded equally among the three quarters.

Eligibility:  Competition is open to any registered undergraduate student in good standing.

Award Amounts:  Grants will be normally be awarded in the range of $100 - $500 per project.  This program is designed to support individual student projects only. Students who are graduating must spend awarded funds prior to graduation.

Solicitation of Proposals:  The Vice Provost for Research will solicit proposals for consideration in early fall, winter and spring quarters of every year.  Awards will be available upon approval, which includes approval of required research protocols. Funds must be expended before the awardee graduates.

Research Compliance: If the research proposed in the grant application involves animals or human participants/subjects, please contact the Research Compliance staff to understand the compliance application process ( The research protocol must be approved prior to the grant award, so the application should be submitted well in advance of your research (at application time, or sooner).

Complete applications must be received by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs by the deadline (announced in Western Today and in Calendar of Internal Deadlines).

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:03pm

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