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Student Research

Summary of Student Research & Creative Work Programs and Deadlines
Program Deadline
Student Travel Awards Accepted any time
Student Research Fellowships Fall & Spring: end of first week of semester
Summer: March 15
Faculty/Student Working Groups Summer Fellowships March 15
Small Grants to Students Accepted any time
Student Conference: Celebrating Achievement March 15
Student Travel Awards

Provide partial travel funding for students who have the opportunity to participate in a student or professional meeting. Funds are limited and awarded competitively. Student Travel Award Applications (PDF) are reviewed by the Dean for Research.

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Student Research Fellowships

Four fellowships of $1000 are awarded each semester (fall, spring, and summer) to allow students to carry out major independent projects under the supervision of a faculty member. Students may also apply for $500 in research supplies and equipment. Faculty mentors receive a $500 stipend. Applications for Student Research Fellowships (PDF) are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

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Faculty/Student Working Group Fellowships

The purpose of the fellowships is to provide support for faculty working with 2 to 4 students on individual or joint research projects or creative work. Student research fellows receive a $1000 research fellowship. Applications for Faculty/Student Working Groups (PDF) are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

View Guidelines for:
Faculty/Student Working Groups

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Small Grants to Students

Limited funds are available for independent undergraduate research and creative work conducted by a student with faculty supervision. Applications are reviewed by the Dean for Research. Application format consists of a memo addressed to the Dean for Research detailing the project and the budgetary needs.

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IU Southeast Student Conference: Celebrating Achievement

The purpose of the IU Southeast Student Conference is to promote and celebrate the excellent research and creative work conducted by IU Southeast students. The conference is held each year in the third week of April. Abstracts are reviewed by the Student Conference Planning Committee. All IU Southeast students are eligible to participate.

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For general information about the ins and outs of doing research and creative work as an undergraduate, the WebGURU website provides a lot of useful information.

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