Call for Proposals: Marcus Undergraduate Research Assistantship Grant

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The Marcus Undergraduate Research Assistantship Grant will award $3,000 to student-faculty teams to promote scholarly activity through a research assistantship on a faculty member’s project.

The application for the Marcus Undergraduate Research Assistantship Grant is to be submitted by the faculty mentor.

The Marcus Undergraduate Research Assistantship Grant application must be completed and all materials submitted via Qualtrics by 11:59pm Monday, March 30, 2020.

Award Amount and Timing

$3,000 ($1,000 to the faculty member, $2,000 to the student). The grant can include up to three students, each of whom would receive $2,000. If applying for more than one student research assistant, indicate clearly in the proposed budget. The award is intended for the 2020 – 2021 academic year.

Eligibility

  • All tenured and tenure-track full-time faculty members in the College of Liberal & Creative Arts are eligible to apply.
  • This grant promotes scholarly activity conducted by undergraduate students and a faculty member in partnership.
  • Projects must involve mentoring across a range of research activities.
  • Research projects are broadly construed to include all disciplines represented in the College of Liberal & Creative Arts, and in all cases, students must be learning and practicing research/scholarship skills appropriate to the field of inquiry.
  • All recipients will present results or a short progress report on a panel dedicated to faculty/student research teams at the the College of Liberal & Creative Arts’ 2021 Undergraduate Research Showcase.
  • Both the student(s) and the faculty member will also submit a one-page report at that time that reflects on their experiences.

Questions? If you have any questions, please contact Joshua Singer, co-director of the College Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) committee.

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