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Long Term Grants



COVID-19 Update:

Long Term and Short Term Grant applications will still be accepted.  Please be sure to review the Online Proposal Workshop PDF below; it covers important changes to our application process.

Only online applications should be submitted.  Hard copies are not required.

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Online Proposal Workshop

Online Submission


Grant Details

Long Term Grants support substantial, in-depth projects that normally span several semesters or the summer.

  • $3500 maximum request
  • Priority is given to projects that culminate in an honors thesis or some other capstone project
  • Students must be currently enrolled to apply
  • Up to $2500 of your total request can be allocated as a research scholarship

Research Scholarships

  • Grant budgets may include a research scholarship, provided that you engage in the equivalent of ten full-time weeks of research. The Research Scholarship can cover research work completed during the summer
  • If you are requesting a Research Scholarship, please list all significant time commitments (5+ hours per week) that you expect to maintain over the duration of your project, for example, class and work schedules
  • $2500 maximum request

Submission Details

All students must attend a mandatory workshop on preparing a successful research proposal before submitting a grant to OUR for research funding.

  • Attend Research Proposal Workshop
  • Turn in your grant proposal to the undergraduate research representative for your college at least one week prior to the deadline for review/editing.
  • Submit your completed grant proposal with all signatures, and your mentor recommendation page to the Office of Undergraduate Research (Library, Room 147, MC 2912) and complete online submission by 5:00 pm on the deadline day posted on the OUR website.

Long Term Grant Application