The Office of Student Research (OSR) offers awards to undergraduate and graduate students to defray costs associated with research and creative inquiry projects. The maximum award is $500 for single researchers, $1000 for two co-researchers and $1500 for three co-researchers. Students in all disciplines and majors are invited to apply.

Round 1 applications are due January 26, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. Round 2 applications are due February 23, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.   Additional rounds of funding will be available in Fall 2024. All funding from Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 rounds of funding must be spent during the 2023-2024 academic year.

Appropriate research expenses include laboratory equipment or supplies, media equipment, equipment for work in the field, art supplies, software, photocopying, printing and film processing, communication costs (postage, phone, etc.), travel to support the investigative phase of the student’s work (such as travel to field sites, museums, archives, or libraries), and travel expenses related to presenting their work at a scholarly conference or equivalent (including transportation, mileage, lodging, registration, meals and other related expenses).

To apply: Students should electronically complete and submit a PDF (no larger than 2 MB) of the application to the Office of Student Research (, by January 26, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. for consideration for Round 1 or February 23, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. for Round 2.  Please direct questions to Amorette Barber, Director, Office of Student Research ( or (     


Spring 2024 Student Research and Travel Grant

Student Research and Travel Grant Rubric 2023 2024


Questions? Contact Dr. Amorette Barber, Director, Office of Student Research,