#getContentDetail("$OfficeInode") Gettysburg College - Funding Opportunities

Grant researchTwo sources of funding are now available for STEM students:

  1. Student Academic Year Supplies: Support for FY, SO, and JR researchers (that is, students who cannot apply for the Provost Fund for Senior Projects). A faculty mentor can request supplies up to $250 per student. Up to 10 stipends will be awarded each semester. For the Fall of 2018, all applications submitted by October 1st will receive equal consideration. All applications received after October 1st will be awarded on a rolling basis. There is a maximum of 2 supply awards per faculty advisor.
  2. Student Conference Travel: Support for a summer or current student researcher to present at a professional meeting. A student can request up to $500 for travel. Students must be presenting their research at these meetings. Up to 20 stipends will be awarded each year. For AY18-19, all applications submitted by October 1st will receive equal consideration. All applications received after October 1st will be awarded on a rolling basis. There is a maximum of 2 travel awards per faculty advisor.

How to Apply

Student Academic Year Supplies (FACULTY APPLY):
Faculty who are requesting these funds need to fill out and submit the online application form. Faculty should identify which source of funding they are applying for, provide a brief description to justify the request (150 words), provide a detailed budget, and indicate other sources of funds that will be used (if any).

Student Conference Travel (STUDENTS APPLY):
Students who are requesting these funds need to fill out and submit the online application form. Students should identify which source of funding they are applying for. Students should also provide a tentative talk title, the meeting being attended, and the dates of the meeting. Additionally, the application should contain a brief description to justify the request (150 words), provide a detailed budget, and indicate other sources of funds that will be used (if any).

Distribution of Funds

Once funding has been approved, faculty mentor should contact Kristi Waybright in the Physics office to either place order or reimburse incurred expenses.