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