How to apply for Student Research and Travel Grants:

Step 1: Review the required Application Guidelines and Criteria and attend Required Workshop (info below)

Step 2: Download Applicable Application:

Research Applications
Travel Applications
Individual Research Application (docx)Individual Travel Application (docx)
Research Group Leader Application (docx): submitting group budget, group narrative and group supporting documentationTravel Group Leader Application (docx): submitting individual budget, group narrative and group supporting documentation
Research Group Member Application (docx): submitting only section 1, InfoTravel Group Member Application (docx): submitting section 1 info and Section 2, Individual Budget

Step 3: Download the Faculty Support Form (.docx)  Follow instructions on form and forward to your faculty sponsor

Step 4: Complete application.  Save as a PDF with the filename as your Last Name_First Name (e.g., Doe_Jane.pdf)

Step 5: Enroll in Student Research and Travel Grant Program on myCourses (Directions to enroll in myCourses)

Step 6: Complete the Google Form (accessible through MyCourses) questionnaire

Step 7: Submit the application as a PDF in myCourses Drop Box


Online submissions are due at 8:00 am on the following dates:

September 14 for Fall '15

November 9 for Early Spring '16

February 1 for Spring ’16 grants

April 25 for Summer ’16 and Early Fall '16 (Please note that funds cannot be used until after July 1, 2016)

Questions? Contact Patty Hamilton-Rodgers at or 245-5804

Required Workshops

Attendance annually at a grant writing workshop presented by the Office of Sponsored Research is mandatory in order to be eligible for funding. For group applications only one representative from the group needs to attend. The 2015-16 workshops will be January 20 & 21, and April 6 at 4 pm. All workshops are in the College Union Hunt Room. If you cannot attend the workshop, contact Patty Hamilton-Rodgers ( to schedule a make-up.