URSA Award Dates

View the URSA Award Schedule for academic year 2015-2016 for URSA's many award opportunities.

2015 - 2016 award application deadlines

September 18, 2015 - fall travel (students) Click here for RFP
Click here for the Fall Travel Award application
October 16, 2015 - mentoring awards (faculty and graduate students)
November 20, 2015 - spring project awards (students)
January 22, 2016 - spring travel (students)
February 26, 2016  - Summer Undergraduate Research (SUgR) (students)
March 11, 2016 -Innovative Technology and Education (faculty, staff, and students)

Special Requests - use this link if your request falls outside of the funding cycles listed above.
https://ursauaf.wufoo.com/forms/ursa-special-support-request/

URSA Award Criteria
1. The purpose of the student's proposed project.
2. Explanation of the intellectual merit of the proposed project.
3. Explanation of the proposed project's contribution to a scholarly discipline.
4. The student articulates clear goals and/or expected outcomes of the project.
5. The potential for the proposed project to effect student learning or scholarly development.
6. The faculty mentor's role and/or participation in the project.
7. The written quality of the proposal.
8. The student, through articulate writing and inclusion of detail, makes a compelling case for funding the project.
9. The feasibility of the proposed project.

10. The project budget and justification.


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