Frank M. Bryan Research Award

The Frank M. Bryan Vermont Scholar Summer Research Award provides $5,000 in summer salary to faculty and independent scholars conducting Vermont research. The award is named in honor of Professor Frank Bryan (who retired in 2013) -- an internationally recognized scholar who devoted much of his career to studying democracy with Vermont as the laboratory. A founding member of the Center for Research on Vermont, Dr. Bryan is a trustee of the Vermont Historical Society and the recipient of the Center’s Lifetime Achievement Award (2013).

Frank M. Bryan Award Guidelines

Frank M. Bryan Award Recipients: 2014

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Center recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the state of Vermont with our annual Lifetime Achievement Awards. Recipients are researchers, government leaders, community leaders, teachers, artists, historians who have had enduring, significant, and positive influences on the state, including our culture, civic life, research and educational institutions, and the daily lives of Vermonters.

CRVT Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients: 2002 - present

Community Research Fellow

The Center for Research on Vermont's mission is to encourage and promote Vermont research.  To meet this mission the Center is supporting up to two Vermont Community Research Fellows per year.  The Center will provide office space and support the Fellow in receiving a UVM Net ID. Fellows will also receive $250 towards their Vermont research related expenses at the University of Vermont.

Community Research Fellow Guidelines

Community Research Fellows: 2014

Green Mountain Student Summer Scholar Award

The Green Mountain Student Summer Research Award provides $2,000 to up to two Vermont undergraduate students engaged with a Vermont researcher on a Vermont research project. This award is designed to support students in Vermont conducting Vermont-related research.

Green Mountain Award Guidelines

Green Mountain Award Recipients: 2014

Student Paper Research Awards ($250)

The Nuquist Award is a statewide competition to encourage excellence in undergraduate research on Vermont topics. Named in memory of UVM Political Science Professor Andrew E. Nuquist and cosponsored by Vermont Life Magazine, this award is offered annually for a project exemplifying outstanding undergraduate treatment of a Vermont theme. In 1997, the Center inaugurated an award in memory of George B. Bryan (1939–1996), Professor of Theatre and former Director of the Center for Research on Vermont, for excellence in student research on Vermont as exemplified in a one-semester course project. Selected winners receive $250.

Student Research Awards Guidelines

Bryan Award Recipients: 1997- present

Nuquist Award Recipients: 1982 - present

The Vermont Movie - Dec 15th Competition for VT Students

This year the Vermont Movie is running a competition for short Vermont films (deadline April 15, 2015). The Center for Research on Vermont is sponsoring fall version of this with a deadline of December 15. Winners receive cash prizes of $100 and their work displayed on the CRVT web site and youtube channels. Winners in the fall competition can re-submit for the April Vermont Movie deadline.

Students age 14-25 are eligible. It can be on any Vermont-related theme. The videos should be 2 to 10 minutes covering and using any legitimate material they would like.

The Vermont Movie deadline is April 15. See the link here