College of Science Undergraduate Research Awards
The Weber State University College of Science is pleased to solicit proposals for Undergraduate Research Awards in the categories listed below. To apply you are asked to make sure you are logged into Google with your mail.weber.edu account. The application is due by February 17th, 2020 and will require you to include the following files an:
- Research Summary: One-page maximum, including project summary, purpose, and goals.
- Personal Statement: One-page maximum, describing your educational goals, your role in the research project, and how the project will help you reach these goals.
- Project Budget: A complete budget for the project including any additional funds requested from other sources.
- Academic Transcripts: A recent copy of your academic transcripts.
- Letter of Support: A letter of support from your faculty advisor.
Frantz Family Research Endowment
One award per year is available to undergraduate students with a 12 credit-hour minimum load that have their declared major in the College of Science at the time of application. Preference is given to qualifying students with a demonstrated financial need where they can show that the award will allow them to decrease hours worked on jobs or increase their ability to stay in school, while taking into account other scholarships, fellowships, awards or stipends. A total of $6,000 is available to fund one fellowship.
Jim S. Bateman Undergraduate Research Fund
Funding is available to defray the costs of College of Science student field camps, science related study abroad research experiences, science-related internships, fellowships for undergraduate research and undergraduate research material costs. A total of $10,000 is available for multiple awards.
Thompson Science Research Program
Funds are available for stipends for one or more student researchers as well as research project material expenses that are outlined in a faculty-approved research project budget. Proposals are also accepted to help defray publication fees to disseminate co-authored research publications and student and faculty travel expenses to disseminate the results of research at professional conferences. A total of $2,000 is available for multiple awards.