OURCI Award Application Information
Research Awards Deadlines:
Fall semester - October 22, 2021
Spring semester - April 8, 2022
Travel/Conference award deadline: Rolling basis
What is Research and Creative Inquiry?
Research and/or creative inquiry is broadly defined to include any faculty-mentored scholarly or creative project or undertaking, whether disciplinary or interdisciplinary, pure or applied, theoretical or practical.
What is a Research or Travel/Conference Award?
Research awards are available to students who are actively particiapting or wanting to particiapte in faculty-led undergradaute research or creative inquiry projects. The funds for the awards can go toward student time spent on the project or project supplies.
Travel/conference awards are available to students who are ready to present their undergraduate research or creative inquiry project. Fund can be spent on travel (hotel, airfare) or conference registration.
Who is eligible to apply?
- Manhattan, Polytechnic, and K-State’s Global Campus undergraduate students may apply.
- Eligibility is extended to all Kansas State University undergraduate students in good academic standing.
- First-time and previously unfunded applicants are given priority consideration; however, all eligible students are continually invited to apply.
Research awards are $500 and Travel/Conference awards range from $250-$500.
Application Due Dates
Research awards are due October 22, 2021 for Fall and April 8, 2022 for Spring.
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Travel/Conference awards have a rolling deadline (but must be submitted at least three weeks before the conference begins)
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If you experience any problems or have a question about the application, you may contact the staff at the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.