University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Resources for Current Students

APLE Funding

Two kinds of funding are available to help support student research done under the mentorship of a faculty member:

APLE AWARDS

APLE awards provide up to $500 in support of expenses involved in credit-bearing undergraduate research and creative activities. Each year, up to twenty-four awards will be available to support such activities as travel to research libraries or other sites to gather data, expenses for supplies and so forth.

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall Semester: October 31
  • Spring Semester: February 15

Application Criteria

  • Applications may be made twice yearly. Deadlines are October 31 and February 15 each year.
  • Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Undergraduates doing research and creative projects for credit in collaboration with UVM faculty members are eligible to apply.
  • Students must have a sponsor in the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • No student may receive more than one award during his/her undergraduate career.
  • The maximum amount available for each award is $500. The College of Arts and Sciences will contribute up to $250 to the student's sponsoring department or program to be used solely for expenses related to the project. The department/program must match the amount contributed by the College.
  • APLE funds are not available for internships or for expenses related to the dissemination of research results, such as conference attendance.

Application

APLESUMMER STIPENDS

APLE Summer Stipends provide a summer salary of $3,000 for undergraduate students. Typically two stipends are awarded each year.

Application Deadline:

April 1 each year.

Application Criteria

  • Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Undergraduates doing research and creative projects in collaboration with faculty mentors in the College of Arts and Sciences are eligible to apply.
  • Research must be completed prior to graduation.
  • No student may receive more than one summer stipend during his/her undergraduate career.
  • Awards are $3000 [30 hours per week for 10 weeks].
  • Students who have been awarded a summer stipend from the UVM Office of Undergraduate Research are not eligible to receive an APLE Summer Stipend.

Application

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