Pioneer Undergraduate Grant Program

Location: 2nd Floor Karrmann Library

Pioneer undergraduate grants provide funding through the Student Research and Engagement Fund in two areas, for 1) engagement in community-based projects where faculty, students and community partners work together to set goals, select and apply methods, and reflect and disseminate results, and 2) scholarly activities, such as research, creative writing, or the arts, where students are working independently but with guidance from faculty.

The first funding program, Pioneer Engagement Grants, offset student expenses incurred in the implementation of community-based projects. Eligible expenses include travel, materials and supplies, professional or consulting fees, publication and other services. Projects must be for academic credit, include student, community and faculty partners, and involve significant and reciprocal interaction with community partners.

The second program includes opportunities for funding for an intensive summer scholars program, research and other creative activities during the academic year as well as travel to present original work at conferences or other events off campus.

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