UHP/Sigelman Undergraduate Research Enhancement Awards

20 Sep

Thanks to a generous endowment from GWU professors Carol and Lee Sigelman, the University Honors Program (UHP) is pleased to announce research enhancement grants available to UHP students to promote and provide support for their research experiences. Read on for more: Any current UHP student – from freshmen to senior year – who is engaged in research may compete for an individual grant of up to $500 to support his or her research activities. For this cycle of support, funds will be available to support research activities conducted during the fall of 2011 and the spring and summer of 2012. There will be another application cycle in January for the spring, summer and fall of 2012, as well.

Uses of the Awards: The SURE Awards are available to support a variety of uses or activities related to research and scholarly activity by students in all undergraduate programs at GWU (including the humanities, the arts, science and engineering, business, and public health).They include (but are not limited to) the purchase of equipment or supplies necessary for a research project; support of conference presentation through coverage of registration or associated travel costs; support of travel to libraries or archives; and videography costs associated with the documentation of performances.

October 24 Deadline: Review of proposals for this year’s awards will begin October 24, 2011. Announcements of awards will be made by November 21, 2011. Please see the attached form for details on the proposal; budget; and reporting process.  Find more information and the form here.

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