Prepare Your Application
Learn About the Student Grant Application Process
To get an overview of the entire process, take a look at the Checklist for Undergraduate Research Student Grant Applications. Start preparing the most important components of your proposal as soon as you can.
Keep in mind that all deadlines are firm and we cannot accept late applications. Please check the due dates for your particular grant type and adjust your timeline accordingly.
Assemble Your Application
All Student Grant proposals must be accompanied by a letter of support written by a qualifying faculty member.
Applying for a Small Grant, Major Grant, or Chappell Lougee Grant? Learn how to write up your project grant proposal, and read sample proposals from previous years.
Planning to present your work at a conference? Learn how to write a conference grant proposal.
All grant proposals require a line-item budget. Read about budget rules and learn how to write up your budget here.
If your project involves off-campus travel or human subjects research, you may have extra steps to take before submitting your application.
Visit the Grant Application Portal to begin your application. You can save and revise your responses up until the grant deadline, so we encourage you to start early!