Sponsored Project Administration - SPA
Internal UVM Grants
Every year, certain UVM colleges, departments, centers and offices award funds to support a variety of projects. These projects include:
- Short-term research
- Professional Development
- Campus and Community Projects
- Seed Money
- Interim Research
- Pilot Projects
- Out reach Activities
Internal Grants - Faculty Opportunities
Internal Grants - Student Opportunities
In addition to the opportunities listed below, check the websites of
individual colleges and departments for other possibilities.
Career Services for Internships Service Learning
For graduate student Fellowships, Assistantships/Traineeships, and Summer Research Stipends
Mini Travel grants for conference attendance and other
Scholarships and Awards
Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships Advising
The Honors College's College of National Scholarships and
Fellowships Advising will coordinate efforts to support all UVM
students and recent graduates who want to apply for certain
nationally competitive fellowships and scholarships. These
scholarships may be distinguished by geographic or disciplinary
focus, or by applicant characteristics. Some of these scholarships
are for seniors and recent graduates; others are for sophomores
and juniors. Some require institutional nomination before
candidates compete at the regional or national level. For further
details and information on deadlines, application process, notices
of workshops, and advice for candidates as well as an applicant
questionnaire, consult the Fellowships and Scholarships website
- More information
- Contact Abu Rizvi at (802) 656-9100 or Abu.Rizvi@uvm.edu
- Deadlines vary - see website
Office of Undergraduate Research
The Honor's College Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) offers an array of valuable resources for all undergraduate students promoting mentored research, creative works, and scholarship, including programs for faculty-mentored undergraduate research opportunities. Funding is now provided for research or creative projects in all disciplines, including the humanities, fine arts, social sciences, professional studies and the physical and life sciences. All full-time undergraduate students are eligible and any member of the UVM faculty may act as a mentor.
- (802) 656-5533 or email@example.com
Undergraduate Research Endeavors Competitive Awards (URECA!)
The URECA! program is administered by the Honor's College OUR and provides prestigious, competitive awards to outstanding undergraduates who wish to pursue a specific research project under the mentorship of a faculty member. All full-time UVM undergraduates are eligible and any UVM faculty member may act as a student's mentor. Awards will not be made for students engaged in research for which they will receive academic credit - each project must go beyond course work or assignments (although it may extend or build upon credit-bearing work).
- Professor Richard Galbraith, Chairperson of the Faculty Senate Research, Scholarship and Graduate Education Committee
- Deadline see web site for exact dates
Office of International Education
- Study abroad programs
- More information
Women's Center Student Awards
The Women's Center provides stewardship of two special awards. The Edith Hendley Award is presented annually to a woman pursuing graduate studies who has demonstrated excellence in research, scholarship and teaching, and who has performed dedicated service to women. The Mariafranca Morselli Leadership Award is presented annually to an undergraduate woman majoring in a scientific discipline who has demonstrated leadership qualities, academic excellence and who has contributed significantly to the awareness on campus of the rights of women.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Please note that the following CALS scholarships are for undergraduate studies and for students currently enrolled in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Scholarship applications are available in CALS department offices or in the CALS Dean's Ofiice at 106 Morrill Hall. Individual scholarship award amounts are generally between $2,000 and $3,500.
- Richard D. Alpin Scholarship Fund: Preference for but not limited to students enroled in dairy marketing, diary technology or farm business management.
- Edith T. and Charles Dana Bennett Foundation Scholarship: Students must exhibit leadership qualities and be active in non-athletic campus activities.
- Richard H. Holzer Memorial Scholarship: Available to students, preferably Vermonters who demonstrate financial need as defined by UVM's Financial Aid Office, exhibit leadership qualities and are active on campus.
- Fund for Undergraduate Scholarship Excellence (FUSE): Provides monetary assistance to support undergraduate scholastic opportunities outside the classroom. Applicants must be currently active students enrolled in a CALS major with at least one full semester in the College. The project/experience must be relevant to the student's major course of study and/or career goals. The experience must be in addition to experiences related to class requirements. The amount of funding requested must have at least a 50% department or program match. The application must state how this experience will benefit peers and or the community as well as the applicant.
- More information
- Deadline - see website
College of Arts and Sciences
APLE (Academic Programs for Learning and Engagement) Program
APLE is funded by the College of Arts and Sciences and Individual
Departments of the College. It provides undergraduate students
with opportunities to do research with faculty members, and to get
hands-on experience through internships. Students may apply under
either of two categories. APLE Summer Stipends provide a summer
salary of $3000 for students doing research with faculty members
and are available for two students each year. The application
deadline for Summer Stipends is March 1 each year.
APLE Awards provide up to $500 in support for expenses involved in credit-bearing undergraduate research and creative activities and are available for twenty-four students each year for such activities as travel to research libraries or other sites to gather data and expenses for supplies. See the website for current deadlines and contact information.
Ronald Suiter Prize
Each year the Ronald Suiter Prizes will provide at least $1,000 to six students in the College of Arts and Sciences at UVM to help defray costs of attending conferences, seminars, workshops, and etc. by undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Corse Fellowship (English Dept.)
The Corse Fellowship supports graduate study for students
preparing to be college teachers or professional
journalists. This fellowship, established through the
bequest of Frederick M. Corse, 1888, is awarded annually to one or
more graduating seniors of UVM holding the Bachelor of Arts
degree; or to one or more recent graduates with the proper
qualifications. The fellowship may be renewed.
Two ways to request an application form:
1. For an on-line application form, contact Tilza V. Buschner at firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Stop by the English Department at 400 Old Mill to pick up a hard copy of the application form
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