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
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
The Center recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the state of Vermont with our annual Lifetime Acheivement 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.
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
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