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Undergraduate Research

East Tennessee State University

Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships

 

EVENTS and DEADLINES:

 


Background:

This program is administered by the Honors College with funds made available from the Honors College and the Provost's office to support challenging research projects involving ETSU undergraduate students who are nearing graduation. 

Summary:

  • INTENT:  Funds support undergraduate students in completing an immersive summer research project .

  • FOR WHOM:  Although any undergraduate can compete for a Fellowship, the program seeks to support primarily undergraduates who will graduate in the academic year that follows the summer project.

  • HOW MUCH: The maximum award per grant is $3,000 ($2,500 in scholarship + $500 for supplies or research travel). 

  • CAVEAT:  Students receiving the award MUST enroll for at least 1 credit hour during a summer session.

  • NOTE ABOUT TRAVEL:  A separate award to support travel for undergraduate presentations at conferences exists.  


Submission:

  • A detailed description of the submission process can be found at:

Guidelines

  • For projects that will/may involve human subjects, the following checklist concerning issues involving Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval may be of interest:

IRB Checklist

  • Submission requires use of a budget form, obtained at:  

Budget Sheet

  • A signature page is also required:

Signature Form

  • Proposal submission is completed via an online form at:

Summer Fellowship Application

 

Reports:

Awardees are expected to submit a summary report of their project.  For a brief guide describing the content and submission of your report, visit the page on Reports.

 

Questions:

Please contact Dr. Richard Ignace, Director, with any questions:  
email   , or call 423-439-6076.
fellowships
 

MOTTO:

Pursue your passion.

MISSION:

To promote and advance the sciences, humanities, and arts by engaging and supporting undergraduates in research.

VISION:

To make undergraduate research an integral part of the university experience at ETSU.

 

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