Faculty Applications for Undergraduate Research Support for 2013-14 are now available!

All current full-time Fort Hays State University faculty and unclassified staff members at levels comparable to academic faculty are eligible to apply. All academic disciplines are encouraged to submit proposals!

Download the application here

 Completed applications must be submitted to the Office of Scholarship and Sponsored Projects on or before September 6, 2013.  

Since the funds are intended to promote and improve the Undergraduate Research Experience Initiative at the university, broad criteria have been adopted for review of individual applications. Among the factors that are considered are the following:

  • Relevance to the Undergraduate Research Experience AQIP action plan
  • Strategies enhancing high quality inquiry-based learning experiences
  • Potential for encouraging the processes of discovery and scholarship in students
  • Budget is justified
  • Proposal includes a feasible work plan and timeline
  • Projects which involve multiple students 

Review criteria:

Categories of URE scholarship include  Discovery, Application, Pedagogy, Integration and Engagement

 All awardees (faculty and students) will be required to participate in an assessment of this grant program. Assessment strategies will include surveys.


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