The Honors College
at ETSU is now offering a variety of opportunities for students
to pursue their interests and/or formal research projects during the
summer. Funds for these programs are made available from The Honors
College, Office of the Provost, Office of Research & Sponsored
Programs, and the Financial Aid Office. These initiatives are
intended to encourage outstanding undergraduate students to become
involved in research activities at ETSU. Research Discovery
positions serve to introduce freshmen and sophomores to the research
environment in their areas of interest. Student-Faculty
Collaborative Grants and the NEW Undergraduate Summer Research
Fellowships support juniors and seniors who undertake organized
research projects under the mentorship of a faculty member.
Faculty in various departments may have Research Discovery positions
available for students who are eligible for the
Federal Work Study program. Check the
website for information on availability.
PROPOSALS, UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER
Thursday, March 1, 2012
The Honors College at ETSU is pleased to again offer Undergraduate
Summer Research Fellowships for undergraduate students pursuing
major research projects as part of their undergraduate education
here at ETSU. The Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Program
is designed to assist outstanding undergraduate students in making
major progress on a formal, organized research project over the
summer in collaboration with a faculty mentor.
Funds are provided for a scholarship to the
student, as well as supplies and/or travel necessary for the
project, up to a maximum of $2,500. Summer enrollment of at least 1
credit hour is required. Students may elect for their proposal to
be considered secondarily under the Student-Faculty Collaborative
Grant Program, if not eligible or not selected for a Fellowship.
For details on valid expenses, submission instructions, and
necessary forms, please click on link above.
Proposals submitted for either the Student-Faculty Collaborative
Grant or the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows programs will be
evaluated by members of The Honors College and selected specialists
across campus. The quality of the project, of the student
applicant, and demonstrated ability of the faculty mentor to conduct
significant research in the proposed area will be considered in
these reviews. For further information, please contact Dr. Frosty
Levy, Director of Undergraduate Research, The Honors College (email
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone
UNDERGRADUATE TRAVEL TO PROFESSIONAL
still available to support undergraduate student travel for
presentations at professional meetings. The Honors College will
underwrite up to $500 (per student) for students presenting a paper,
poster, performance, or participating in a formal competition at a
professional conference. Requests for funds are considered on a
rolling basis. For details and instructions on how to apply, please
RONALD MCNAIR PROGRAM SUMMER RESEARCH INSTITUTE
The Ronald McNair Program, administered
through our ETSU TRIO Office,
provides 10-week undergraduate research internships during the
summer for low-income, underrepresented minorities, and/or
first-generation college students who plan to pursue a graduate
degree. For more information, please go to
ETSU UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM IS SCHEDULED TO BE HELD
APRIL 3, 2012.
This information will be updated when a specific date is finalized.
THE APPALACHIAN STUDENT RESEARCH
FORUM IS SCHEDULED TO BE HELD APRIL 5, 2012.