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Graduate Student Research and Creativity Grants

WHAT IT IS

  • $500 reimbursement grant for current graduate students.

WHAT IS COVERED

  • Materials for an art exhibit or scientific procedure
  • Travel to a conference, especially where the student is the primary author
  • Creative and innovative business ventures

WHAT IS NOT COVERED

  • Conference attendance when you are not presenting

WHEN TO APPLY

  • An email will be sent to all graduate students once per semester requesting submissions.
  • If you are attending a conference you should apply for the grant in the semester after the conference.  This is a reimbursement grant and you must provide proof that you have attended. 

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUBMIT

  • Breakdown of expenses
  • One page essay explaining the project to the interdisciplinary selection committee
  • GPA
  • Acceptance letter from conference with review notes
  • Proof of attendance at conference
  • Reciepts for materials
  • Matching funds letter from department
  • Faculty letter of recommendation sent by the faculty member to the Office of Graduate Studies

HOW TO APPLY

  • Check back in August for a new online form to be added for Fall 2014 applicants

WHEN TO EXPECT FEEDBACK REGARDING THE COMMITTEE'S DECISION

  • Up to one month following the submission deadline

Do not email submissions.  You will be required to apply through this webpage. 

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