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Committee on Research

STUDENT GRANT PROGRAM
FOR RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY

"Traditional" Track

Call for Applications - Spring 2018
Deadline: Monday, March 19th at 5 p.m.

Students with faculty sponsorship in any discipline or interdisciplinary area are encouraged to apply for funding of up to $1,500 per project (plus student and faculty stipends). Although the program is intended for independent student research or creative activity, projects should represent collaborative student-faculty efforts. The program’s priority is to fund undergraduate applicants, however graduate students may also apply. (Ten percent of funding is allocated to graduate projects.) Applications are reviewed by the Committee on Research and awards are made once per semester. Please carefully read and comply with eligibility guidelines and application materials.

Please note:
Separate guidelines and application forms (below) are used for Research projects and Creative Activity projects.

A complete Student Grant proposal includes [a] the correct STUDENT APPLICATION FORM submitted by the student applicant(s), AND [b] the correct FACULTY SPONSOR FORM, submitted separately by the faculty sponsor. Forms are available via the links below for the two programs (Research, Creative Activity).

RESEARCH Applications
Guidelines/Application Instructions
(.pdf) (.doc)
Student Application Form (.doc)
Faculty Sponsor Form (.doc)
CREATIVE ACTIVITY Applications
Guidelines/Application Instructions
(.pdf) (.doc)
Student Application Form (.doc)
Faculty Sponsor Form (.doc)

This grant program is funded by the State University College at Oneonta Foundation, Inc. and the SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association through charitable gifts and grants to the College.

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*NEW* "Classroom-based" Research/Creative Activity Track

Call for Applications (for Fall 2018 or later course funding)
Deadline: March 19th at 5 p.m.

Funded by the Strategic Allocation of Resources (StAR) Program, this track is intended to support activities that expose students to the breadth, depth, and application of scholarly/creative activity. Faculty can apply for funding of up to $1,000 to support activities that would enhance the research/creative activity element of a course.

More information is available here.

Click here to access the online application.
Applications are to be submitted by full- or part-time faculty/professional staff only (no student applicants)

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*NEW* "Summer Fellowship" Track

Call for Applications (for Summer 2018 Awards)
Deadline: March 19th at 5 p.m.

This track is intended to assist undergraduate students with costs related to participating in summer research/creative activity (CA), including: campus-based independent research/CA with faculty mentorship or assistantships for campus-based faculty projects; off-campus directed field work or other research/CA endeavor with a SUNY Oneonta faculty mentor; formal research/CA experiences at other institutions; participation in external field schools, artist residencies, etc. Applicants may apply for funding up to the maximum allowed for the specific type of summer research experience as follows, with costs fully justified in the application.

On-campus fellowship (directed independent research/CA or assistantship) OR off-campus directed field work or research/CA endeavors with SUNY Oneonta faculty mentorship:
Up to $1,500 for subsistence-related costs for student (i.e. housing, travel) + $500 for project-related materials/supplies + $300 stipend for faculty mentor/researcher

Off-campus formal research/CA experience at other institutions, external field schools, artist residencies, etc.:
Up to $1,000 for student travel, fees, subsistence-related costs (i.e. housing, travel)

Click here for more information and application materials.

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*NEW* Research/Creative Activity "Shadowing" Track

Call for Applications - Rolling Deadline

This track, funded by the Strategic Allocation of Resources (StAR) Program, is intended to broaden student engagement in research/creative activity (CA), whereby a student with little-to-no experience (freshman, sophomore, first year transfer) joins a faculty member’s research/CA endeavor as an “observer” or a junior team member. Budgets can include up to $500 for project expenses, plus stipends for both the faculty mentor and the ‘shadow’ student.

More information is available here.

Click here to access the online application.
Applications are to be submitted by full- or part-time faculty/professional staff only (no student applicants).

 

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Have questions or need guidance?
Contact a member of the Committee on Research

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This page last updated 2/12/2018