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  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

* 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 

* 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

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

Please review form for accuracy before submitting.



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

  • 4/19/2016 - Save the date!
  • Registration opens 1/11/2016
  • Registration deadline 2/23/2016
  • Formerly the Celebration of Student Research Conference


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