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Funding Opportunities for Research

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School Grant Name Grant Award Contact Person(s) More Info
Fulton School of Liberal Arts Fulton Student Research Grants Committee $500 per student Donna Carey [+] $500 cap per student in academic year; if multiple students plan to request fund to present at the same conference or participate in the same project, they are strongly encouraged to submit a single proposal as a group. For example a group of 4 students could apply for up to $2,000 ($500 for each member of the group) All full-time undergraduate students mentored by a member of the Fulton School faculty are eligible. Also, proposals involving human subjects or live animals must be approved by the University's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee or Committee on Human Research before the grant application is submitted. Grants may be requested for the following expenses: 1. Equipment & supplies (e.g. software, tools, etc.) directly related to your research. Purchased items will be assigned to the University at the end of the project. 2. Travel to present research, academic or artistic projects at professional meetings or exhibitions including participation panels and performances. 3. photocopying, photography, recordings and preparation of posters, slides , or overheads for your presentation. 11/15/16, 2/15/17, 4/15/17; submit application, cover sheet and budget spreadsheet electronically by 5pm http://www.salisbury.edu/fulton/ForStudents/Fulton%20Student%20Grants.html
Henson School of Science & Technology Henson Student Research Grant Cannot cumulatively exceed $350 per student. Lisa Ball [+] $500 cap per student in academic year; if multiple students plan to request fund to present at the same conference or participate in the same project, they are strongly encouraged to submit a single proposal as a group. For example a group of 4 students could apply for up to $2,000 ($500 for each member of the group) All full-time undergraduate students mentored by a member of the Fulton School faculty are eligible. Also, proposals involving human subjects or live animals must be approved by the University's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee or Committee on Human Research before the grant application is submitted. Grants may be requested for the following expenses: 1. Equipment & supplies (e.g. software, tools, etc.) directly related to your research. Purchased items will be assigned to the University at the end of the project. 2. Travel to present research, academic or artistic projects at professional meetings or exhibitions including participation panels and performances. 3. photocopying, photography, recordings and preparation of posters, slides , or overheads for your presentation. 11/15/16, 2/15/17, 4/15/17; submit application, cover sheet and budget spreadsheet electronically by 5pm http://www.salisbury.edu/fulton/ForStudents/Fulton%20Student%20Grants.html
Perdue School of Business The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) "Invest in my Idea" Poster Competition 15 winners will move on to the "Gull Cage" from this event. Mr. John Hickman
Dr. Leonard Arvi
[+] $500 cap per student in academic year; if multiple students plan to request fund to present at the same conference or participate in the same project, they are strongly encouraged to submit a single proposal as a group. For example a group of 4 students could apply for up to $2,000 ($500 for each member of the group) All full-time undergraduate students mentored by a member of the Fulton School faculty are eligible. Also, proposals involving human subjects or live animals must be approved by the University's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee or Committee on Human Research before the grant application is submitted. Grants may be requested for the following expenses: 1. Equipment & supplies (e.g. software, tools, etc.) directly related to your research. Purchased items will be assigned to the University at the end of the project. 2. Travel to present research, academic or artistic projects at professional meetings or exhibitions including participation panels and performances. 3. photocopying, photography, recordings and preparation of posters, slides , or overheads for your presentation. 11/15/16, 2/15/17, 4/15/17; submit application, cover sheet and budget spreadsheet electronically by 5pm http://www.salisbury.edu/fulton/ForStudents/Fulton%20Student%20Grants.html
Perdue School of Business The "Gull Cage" A Shark Tank Competition Cash awards to the top 4 winners Julie Gittelman
David LeBaron
[+] Cash awards to the top 4. 1st Place $4,000, 2nd Place $3000, 3rd Place $2,000 and 4th Place $1000, and finalists move on to the final "Business Plan Competition" Must be one of the 15 winners in the "Invest in my Idea" poster competition that advance to this round. Students will have 5 minutes to pitch their idea and respond to questions. The pitch should be 1 minute and include (at minimum): the Product or Service, The Market, How the Product or Service will make money, Your Leadership Team, Your Competition and Competitive Advantage. The remaining 4 minutes will be Q & A with you and the Gull Cage Judges. http://www.salisbury.edu/perdue/entrepreneurshipcompetitions/GullCage.html
Perdue School of Business The Richard Bernstein Achievement Award for Excellence "Business Plan Competition" Winners receive $10,000 Bill Burke [+] Creator of winning business plan receives $10,000. This will be determined by the judging committee based on their assessment of the quality of the business plan. Must be one of the 4 finalists in the "Gull Cage" event that advance to this round. Winners from the "Gull Cage" will make a 10 minute presentation of their business plan, with ten minute question and answer with the judges and 10 minute private coaching/feedback session. http://www.salisbury.edu/perdue/entrepreneurshipcompetitions/Bernstein.html
Seidel School of Education & Professional Studies Many scholarships & awards available, but are not necessarily related to research activities Dr. Brandy Terrill [+] http://www.salisbury.edu/teachered/Department%20Information/Scholarships/scholarships.html
Seidel School of Education & Professional Studies TEACH (Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education) Grant Grant recipients receive $4,000 per year [+] $4,000 per year, maximum of $16,000 for undergraduate study Students must be admitted in the Professional Teacher Education Program to apply for the TEACH grant. The following programs are TEACH grant eligible programs at SU: Secondary Biology, Secondary Chemistry, Secondary French, Secondary Mathematics, Secondary Physics, Secondary Spanish and Undergraduate ESOL. Also, students must meet certain academic achievement requirements (generally, scoring above the 75th percentile on a college admissions test or maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25) Must plan to complete coursework that is needed to begin career in teaching, who agree to serve for at least 4 years as a full-time, high qualified teacher in a high-need field, in a school serving low-income students. http://www.salisbury.edu/educationspecialties/teachgrant/index.html
Seidel School of Education & Professional Studies Annual Regional Professional Development Schools Conference [+] http://www.salisbury.edu/gsr/research/student/index.html
Seidel School of Education & Professional Studies EDUC 695 Gallery Walk [+] http://www.salisbury.edu/gsr/research/student/index.html
The Honors College: Conferences & Research Funding Option 1: Presenting work at an Honors conference (MCHC, NRHC, NCHC). James Buss [+] Must be an Honors student enrolled at SU 1. Complete "Application Cover Sheet" form, 2. Complete "Request for Travel" form that includes the projected cost of attendance (see the Honors College Program Management Specialist for assistance in completing this request) At least one month prior to the event http://www.salisbury.edu/honors/currentstudents/researchfunding.html
The Honors College: Conferences & Research Funding Option 2: Attending but no presenting at an Honors conference (MCHC, NRHC, NCHC) James Buss [+] Must be an Honors student enrolled at SU 1. Complete "Conference Application Cover Sheet", 2. Provide a short letter of support from a faculty mentor for the conference, 3. Complete a "Request for Travel" form (see the Honors College Program Management Specialist for assistance in completing this request) At least one month prior to the event http://www.salisbury.edu/honors/currentstudents/researchfunding.html
The Honors College: Conferences & Research Funding Option 3: Attending a conference that is not an Honors conference (NCUR, a disciplinary conference, symposium, etc.) James Buss [+] Must be an Honors student enrolled at SU 1. Complete "Conference Application Cover Sheet", 2. Provide a copy of the "Call for Papers" from the conference. 3. A copy of your conference proposal or abstract (if applicable), 4. Provide a short letter of support from a faculty mentor for the conference. 5. Complete "Request for Travel" form, 6. Include copies of grant requests from other sources (such as OURCA, funding from one of the four schools, individual department grants, etc.) At least one month prior to the event http://www.salisbury.edu/honors/currentstudents/researchfunding.html
Funding for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities for Honors Students James Buss [+] If you are requesting funding from the Honors College to offset expenses related to undergraduate departmental research, follow the requirements. 1. Complete "Application form for research funding," 2. Complete a short essay detailing the scope and rationale for your research, 3. Provide a written endorsement from a sponsoring faculty member, 4. Provide evidence that demonstrates that you have sought funding from additional resources outside of the Honors College http://www.salisbury.edu/honors/currentstudents/researchfunding.html
Funding for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities  USARA (University Student Academic Research Awards) Up to $500, awarded twice during each academic year. Donna Knopf [+] Up to $500, awarded twice during each academic year. Students must have a declared major and be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student during the projects duration. A student may only be funded twice in their academic career. Grants may be requested for the following expenses: A. Equipment and supplies, B. Travel to present research or academic projects at professional meetings. Thursday, September 22, 2016 http://www.salisbury.edu/gsr/research/student/usara.html
Pre-Award Databases for finding funding opportunities to match one's research interests: SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network) Beth Walsh [+] Provides up-to-date information on current national and international government and private funding sources, including fellowships, research grants, publication support, sabbatical support, curriculum development, and more. https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Home/GridResults
Pre-Award Databases for finding funding opportunities to match one's research interests: GENIUS (Global Expertise Network for Industry, Universities and Scholars) Beth Walsh [+] GENIUS is a web-based database containing profiles of scholars and researchers at leading universities and research institutions throughout the world. www.infoed.org/geniussearch/genius.asp
Pre-Award Databases for finding funding opportunities to match one's research interests: SMARTS (SPIN Matching and Researcher Transmittal System) Beth Walsh [+] SMARTS is an automated daily alerts system that notifies investigators of relevant new programs that match their GENIUS profiles. SMARTS pushes relevant funding opportunities to users saving them precious time and effort, while ensuring they are kept abreast of the latest programs in their areas of interest. www.infoed.org/geniussearch/genius.asp
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