Undergraduate Research

Program Deadlines

Which program fits my needs?

  • Research Apprentice Program
  • Summer Scholars
  • Independent Research Grants
  • Research LENS Travel Fund
  • Paideia
  • The Cupola
  Research LENS Travel Fund Research Apprentice Program Summer Scholars Independent Research Grants The Cupola Paideia
I'm traveling to a conference to present my research or creative work. Y, up to $500          
I'm traveling to take a master class. Y, up to $500          
I'm traveling to conduct research. Y, up to $500          
I'm in the initial stages of a new research or creative project.   Y   Y    
I'm looking to conduct ongoing research or creative project.   Y Y Y    
I'm looking to collaborate with a faculty member on research or a creative project.     Y      
I'm looking to conduct research or a creative project over the summer.     Y Y    
I'm looking to publish my research or creative project on campus.         Y  
I'm looking to present my research or creative project on campus.           Y

What are the deadlines?

Research LENS Travel Fund Deadline
For conference / performance travel between January 1 and March 31 December 1
For conference / performance travel between April 1 and June 30 March 1
For conference / performance travel between July 1 and September 30 June 1
For conference / performance travel between October 1 and December 31 September 1

Program Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Summer Deadline
Research Apprentice Program Mid-March    
Summer Scholars     Mid-February
Independent Research Grants June 1 December 1 April 1
The Cupola (publication in June)   Early May  

Please review application guidelines on the OURCA website to determine eligibility before applying to any of these programs.

Please direct any questions to Dr. David A. Salomon, Director, OURCA, at david.salomon@cnu.edu or (757) 594-8587.

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