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Short 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

Short Term Grants provide for smaller independent student projects, including preliminary or exploratory research.

  • $1000 maximum request
  • Students must be currently enrolled to apply
  • Budget may not include a research scholarship

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 the original proposal 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.

Short Term Grant Application