The Council on Undergraduate Research’s Trimmer Travel Fund Award will support arts and humanities undergraduate scholars in presenting their research at professional meetings. The awardee will receive an award of $1000 and recognition through CUR’s media outlets and/or notifications through appropriate higher education publications. This award is supported by the CUR Arts and Humanities Endowment and the Arts and Humanities Division.
The fund was established by a gift from Joe and Carol Trimmer. Professor emeritus of English at Ball State University (Muncie, IN), Joe Trimmer is the founding director of the Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry. He is the author of numerous books on literature and culture, and a contributor to 20 PBS documentaries. He has served on the CUR Executive Board as the representative of CUR’s Arts and Humanities Division, and as a member of the Board of Directors of Indiana Humanities. Carol Trimmer has served as the outreach coordinator for IPR, Ball State University’s NPR member station, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Arts Place, a regional Indiana arts organization, and Muncie’s nonprofit Gallery 308.
The honor of being recognized as a Arts and Humanities Trimmer Travel Fund Awardee.
In addition, $1000 will be awarded to the recipient to be used on travel to a professional meeting between January 1, 2023- December 31, 2023, to share their research.
Students must submit the following:
Submit the application form including title of project, conference name, location and date, primary research mentor, research abstract (no more than 250 words), description of the research process (up to 500 words), and funding need and proposed budget.
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Apply for the 2020 Benjamin and David Scharps Legal Essay Competition by March 18!
The Benjamin and David Scharps Legal Essay Competition is open to juniors and seniors (or underclassmen who have that status based on credit hours) at SUNY campuses who are interested in legal issues, or are interested in pursuing a career in the legal field. The topic of this year’s essay competition is Criminalizing Speech.
One award of $1,500 will be presented to the student who has written the best 2,000 word essay describing the role and relevance of law in dealing with a current legal issue. A second award of $1,000 will be presented to the runner-up.
Students must submit their essays to the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
Register today for our Fulbright and NSF Development Workshops happening in March!
Note: These awards are only available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. The workshops are primarily meant for undergraduate juniors, first-year PhDs for NSF, and graduate students at any level for Fulbright. All workshops will be held in 24 Capen.
Fulbright Application Development Workshops
Would you like to spend a year researching, teaching English or earning a master’s degree abroad? The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides funded opportunities to do so and there are more than 150 countries from which to choose.
To qualify, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen and hold a bachelor’s degree by the time the Fulbright Scholarship starts. An applicant holding a doctoral degree at the time of application is ineligible. Applications will be due in the fall.
In this program you will learn more about the Fulbright, country selection, affiliates and how to develop a strong proposal. Students are required to commit to all four sessions.
Dates: March 2, 9, and 23 from 2-3pm OR March 3, 10, and 24 from 2-3pm
Applications for the NSF GRFP will become available in August 2020. Deadlines vary by discipline but are generally in late October and early November.
If you are interested in applying for the NSF GRFP in October 2020, please join us for this four-session program designed to prepare you to submit a strong application. You will learn about review criteria for the NSF GRFP and other awards, what the review panels are looking for, and how to write a strong research proposal. Students are required to commit to all four sessions. To be eligible to apply for NSF GRFP in October 2020, you must be:
A current rising senior or first-year PhD student
A U.S. citizen, have U.S. national status, or be a permanent resident
Pursuing (or intending to pursue) a research-based master’s degree or PhD
Conducting research in an NSF-supported field, such as: mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, and behavioral and social sciences, including the history of science
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with the Office of Financial Aid to offer three workshops on New York State financial aid. If you are a TAP, STEM, or Excelsior recipient I strongly encourage you to attend one of these 50 minute sessions to learn more about these awards and how to maintain your eligibility. You may RSVP here
Tuesday, February 11 at 11 am in 107 Capen
Wednesday, February 12 at 3 pm in 107 Capen
Friday, February 14 at 11 am in 107 Capen
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