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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 where the student is a primary author
  • Creative and innovative business ventures

WHAT IS NOT COVERED

  • Conference attendance when you are not presenting.

WHEN TO APPLY

  • For the Fall Grants your reciepts must be dated between July 1, 2014 and December 31st 2014.  You must turn them all in at once.  The reciepts can be turned in after applying for the grant but you must supply us with a budget and it must be within the time frame stated.  You can apply for events that are happening in the Spring but Fall projects will be given preference in Fall. 
  • 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. 
  • The DEADLINE FOR FALL submission is October 31st

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 either by email from the faculty or in a sealed envelope to the Office of Graduate Studies

HOW TO APPLY

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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