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Undergraduate Research Grants 2015

Deadline: January 20, 2015

Southern is pleased to announce that grants are now available to support independent undergraduate research during both the summer of 2015 and the fall 2015 semester. This initiative, Undergraduate Research Grants, is funded by the SCSU Foundation.

Up to ten (10) grants of $3,000 each will be awarded to undergraduate students to complete research in any academic discipline represented on the SCSU campus. Each student awardee will be guided by a faculty mentor. Faculty mentors will receive one credit of load credit for their guidance of the proposed student research.

The purpose of these grants is to promote high quality research and creative activity at the undergraduate level by having students work closely with a faculty mentor over the course of the summer or next fall.

To apply:
All forms and required supporting materials must be completed and submitted to Linda Robinson via email at The deadline for the receipt of completed applications is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Incomplete applications will not receive consideration. 

Download the application package.

Members of the Research and Scholarship Advisory Committee (RSAC) will review proposals and recommend awardees to the Provost. The Provost will announce the award recipients by the end of February 2015.

Please distribute this information widely so that interested students and faculty can consider research projects for this exciting new program.

Any questions should be addressed to Dr. Michele Thompson at