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Student Research Grant Program Details

  • Undergraduate Research Grant Program (UGR)
    • Accepting proposals beginning 9/8/15
    • Application deadline 10/9/15 by 5:00 PM
    • Awards announced first week of November 2015

    • Graduate Research Grant Program (GR)
      • Award funding will be split between semesters
      • Fall - Accepting Applications 9/8/15 thru 12/8/15
      • Spring - Accepting Applications 1/19/16 thru 4/16/16
      • Proposals will be accepted until the available funding per semester has been awarded.  

    Minds@Work Conference

    • April 19, 2016 - Save the date!
    • Registration opens 1/11/16
    • Registration deadline 2/23/16
    • Formerly the Celebration of Student Research.
     

     

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    Contact Us

    Institute for Public Service & Sponsored Programs
    Old Main 202
    Phone -- (717) 477-1251
    FAX -- (717) 477-4053
    E-mail -- ipssp@ship.edu  

    Staff

    Christopher Wonders, Director 
    CAWonders@ship.edu 

    Pamela Bucher, Office  Associate 
    PSBuch@ship.edu 

    Diane Musser, Clerk Associate
    DMMuss@ship.edu 

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    Graduate Research Grant Program

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    The Graduate Research Grant Program is designed to provide financial support to graduate students for research or scholarly activities related to their program of study to enable them to better understand the scientific process, experience discovery, develop their analytical and communication skills, and gain exposure to national ideas through the presentation of the results of their research at conferences.  Our grant program has funded field and laboratory research as well as computer application and software development.  The Graduate Research Grant Program is funded by the School of Graduate Studies and the Institute for Public Service and Sponsored Programs.

    Graduate Research Grant Program Details:

    • Award funding will be split between semesters 
    • $7,000 for Fall - Accepting Applications 9/8/15 thru 12/8/15
    • $7,000 for Spring - Accepting Applications 1/19/16 thru 4/19/16
    • Proposals will be accepted until the available funding per semester has been awarded.
    • Students who received GR funding in prior years are limited to $500 maximum award for future GR award cycles.

    GR Applications Requirements: 

    • Call for Proposals - Please Review
    • Online Application Form
    • Rubric We strongly encourage you to organize your narrative around the categories identified on this rubric.  Please respond to each of the criteria separately and specifically.
    • Budget Template (Excel Format) 
      • This worksheet was designed to assist you in preparing your proposal budget.
      • We strongly encourage you to work with your faculty mentor to identify reasonable costs associated with your proposal.
      • If you prefer, you may create your own worksheet.  If you do so, you are expected to use the same budget categories and use the same layout as provided on our template.

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    •  Awarded funds must be used by August 15, 2015.  
    •  Students will be invited to present their research at the Minds@Work Conference on April 19, 2016.     

    Questions regarding the GR Grant Program contact the IPSSP Office at IPSSP@Ship.edu or call 717-477-1251    

    Research Ethics and Graduate Research Grants

    When Humans are used in Research: 

    Shippensburg University complies with federal regulations regarding the use of human subjects in research. This means that any project using humans must gain the approval of the SU Committee on Research with Human Subjects before any data is collected. For help in submitting a proposal to the Committee on Research with Human Subjects please click here: http://www.ship.edu/research/  

    For more information on the federal regulations on the use of human subjects in research, click here: Electronic Code of Federal Regulations  

    For More Information, contact the Committee on Research with Human Subjects

    • Dr. Turi Braun, Co-Chair
      College of Education and Human Services (excluding Exercise Science Dept.)  
    • Dr. Robert Hale, Co-Chair
      College of Arts and Sciences and College of Business (plus Exercise Sci Dept.) 

    When Animals are used in Research:

    Student research that includes the use of live animals must seek the approval of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee before the project commences. Contact Dr. Kathryn Potoczak, KMPoto@ship.edu,  for detailed information on the procedure for gaining this approval.

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