IU Undergraduate Research (IUUR) and the Office of Engaged Learning (OEL) invite applications for Advanced Summer Research Scholarships.
These awards are designed to allow undergraduate researchers to spend their summers undertaking original research or creative projects. Full-time IU students majoring in any field are eligible. Awardees will receive a stipend of up to $3,200.
Applicants will be evaluated on a) the quality, feasibility, and significance of their proposed projects and b) their preparedness to carry them out, as demonstrated in the cover letter and faculty support statement.
Recipients are expected to present their work at the Engaged Learning Summer Poster Session on July 25 at Wells Library.
Applications should include:
1. An overview (2-3pp) of the proposed research project, including: a. Project title b. Background information c. Research questions d. Overview of methodology/approach e. Timeline for completing the project, including projected hours applicant will commit to the project over the summer f. Description of research products (such as poster, draft of article, screenplay) to be completed by end of summer 2. A cover letter describing the applicant’s motivation, prior research experiences, and qualifications for carrying out the proposed project. 3. A statement of support from a faculty mentor.
Review for summer 2019 begins May 1.
Please send the above materials as a single .pdf file to email@example.com with “application for Advanced Summer Research Scholarship” as the subject line.
Following the award period, we ask students to submit a) a reflection essay (750-1,000 words) describing how this experience has impacted their professional development and b) at least one photo of their experience. By submitting the above essay and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org, recipients give IUUR and OEL permission to share their photos and quotes on our websites. If you would prefer not to have your story featured, please indicate that when submitting your essay and photos.