Student Research Grant Program Details

Undergraduate Research Grant Program (UGR) 

  • Accepting proposals beginning 9/8/2015
  • Application deadline 10/9/2015 by 5:00 PM
  • Awards announced first week on November 2015

Graduate Research Grant Program (GR)

  • Award funding will be split between semesters 
  • Fall - Accepting Application 9/8/15 thru 12/8/15
  • Spring - Accepting Application 1/19/16 thru 4/19/16
  • Proposals will be accepted until the available funding per semester has been awarded.  

Minds@Work Conference

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

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Research Grants 

Institute for Public Service
Old Main 202
Phone: (717) 477-1251
FAX: (717) 477-4053

General Information 

Dr. Marc Renault
SU Council on Student Research
MCT 287
Phone: (717) 477-1234

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Graduate Research Program 2014-2015
Application Form for Graduate Research Funds

The Institute of Public Service and Sponsored Programs is now accepting applications for the 2014/2015 Graduate Research Grant Program.    

NEW to the program this year:

  • Award funding will be split between semesters
  • $7,000 for Fall - Accepting Applications Sept. 2 thru Dec. 1, 2014
  • $7,000 for Spring - Accepting Applications Jan. 20 thru Apr. 20, 2015
  • 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.


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  • Answer all of the questions and review your answers for accuracy before submitting.
  • Contact Pamela Bucher in the IPSSP office at psbuch@ship.edu  if you have any questions or consult the Graduate Research Grant Call for Proposals.

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Student Researcher Information

* First Name:  
 * Last Name:
 * Email Address:  
* Student ID Number:  
* Phone Number at which you can easily be contacted:  
 * Degree Program:  

Research Project Information:

* Project Title:  
 Proposed Budget Figures  
* Supplies Funding Request  
* Poster Printing Funding Request  
* Field Research Travel Funding Request  
* Conference Travel Funding Request  
* Total funding requested to support proposed research:  
* Will your research involve laboratory animals? 
 • If you answered yes to the above question, what is the status of your Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) application? If applicable, forward IACUC letter to psbuch@ship.edu.

* Will your research involve human participants, including the use of surveys and/or focus groups?   
• If you answered yes to the above question, what is the status of your Committee on Research with Human Subjects / Institutional Review Board (IRB) application?  If applicable, forward letter to psbuch@ship.edu. 

* Faculty Research Sponsor's Name:  
* Faculty Research Sponsor's Email Address:  
* Faculty Research Sponsor's Department:  
 Has the graduate student received Graduated Research Funds in the past? If you have please list year(s)received:
 Are you seeking or secured additional funding from other source outside of the Graduate Research Grant Program?    
If yes please list funding sources:

Email a PDF of your 3 page narrative, completed budget form, AND support letters from your academic department chair person and your faculty advisor to Pamela Bucher at psbuch@ship.edu.

For additional information regarding proposals and funding see the 2014-2015 Call for Proposals for Graduate Students.

Please review form for accuracy before submitting.