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CSTEM Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities Fund

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CSTEM Scholars is a new program to provide funding for students to be supported in a strong faculty-mentored research or creative experience. The program is funded by donors to the CSTEM Student-Faculty Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fund, with the goal to provide research support across all majors in CSTEM. The program seeks to aid students in the process of designing, implementing, analyzing, and presenting original and faculty-mentored research in order to build scholarly bodies of work. This includes the ability to attend a professional conference before students are ready to present their own work.

Overall Eligibility

  • All applicants must be enrolled at least half-time, be in good academic standing and engaged in a CSTEM research project
  • Students may only receive one CSTEM Scholar award each academic year
  • Applicants must be within two years of completing their degree
  • CSTEM faculty mentors are required for all applicants
  • A one-page final report is required from all funded students. The report is due on the first day of classes for the Fall quarter.
  • Awardees are expected to present their project at the EWU Student Research and Creative Works Symposium in May

Application Process

  • Review and meet all eligibility requirements
  • Complete the application and submit electronic copy to or paper copy to COM 138 by March 9
  • Students will be selected by a panel including the department chairs and deans, and will be notified of funding on or before the first day of the spring quarter
  • Award recipients will conduct research during the spring, and/or summer terms.

Administration of Funds

  • Funds will be administered through the student's home department

Download the Application Here as a pdf file: Student Research Fund Application   or a Word file: Student Research Fund Application Word

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