Funding through the Student Scholarship Support (S3) can be used to cover the cost of supplies or related expenses for extracurricular, faculty-mentored research/creative endeavors. These funds cannot be used to cover the cost of class projects or assignments. The maximum request amount for S3 is $500. Requests are due by the 1st of each month, with award announcement by month’s end.
Procedure for S3 proposals:
- For beginning research: purpose, hypothesis, significance, your role in a larger project (if applicable) and methodology;
- For ongoing research: purpose, hypothesis, significance, your role in a larger project (if applicable) methodology, preliminary results;
- For creative activity: purpose, significance, medium, anticipated venues for presentation/performance
- project costs
- amount requested
- other sources of funding (existing or sought)
A committee made up of PURC Councilors will review applications. All applicants will receive notification by email regarding the status of their applications as soon as possible after the review. Some applications may be awarded at a reduced level.
A one-page written report summarizing the results of the project must be submitted to the PURC Center Director by end of the semester.
Incomplete applications will be returned without review.
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