Spring 2019

Proposal Submission Process

Information below should be reviewed once the call for proposals has opened BEFORE accessing the grant portal. Be sure to read the Restrictions and Requirements web-page

To apply for a research award, a student must:

  1. Download and complete the proposal form for either individual or team, found below, and meet with your mentor to develop the proposal and the budget.
  2. Review the Award Proposal Scoring and Rubric Info
  3. The student must identify the faculty mentor for the project online; who will submit a recommendation letter and who has agreed to serve as the official mentor of the project.
    • Your mentor will receive an email with instructions and link to log into site to upload the letter.
    • The faculty recommendation letter must be submitted by the deadline using the link provided on the proposal submission website.
  4. The student must complete the online application and budget (Sample online budget), upload  the proposal form provided and identify team members and mentor online as part of the application.
    • If a team is submitting a proposal, only the team leader should register and submit the proposal and budget forms (team leaders MUST list team members)
    • If a team you will need your team members student ID’s to complete the online application.
  5. Complete the Proposal Form (below) and upload it to the online proposal submission site.  Please limit your proposal to 4 pages, plus cover form provided!  With the Word document form, diagrams can be inserted.
    • Proposals will be reviewed on the following components:
      1. Brief description of the proposed research or creative project
      2. Research plan that includes the question being addressed, hypothesis, problem, engineering goal, or creative work with a description in detail of method or procedures, projected timeline, and appropriate references
      3. Statement of the importance and implications for advancing disciplinary knowledge
      4. Link between the research and the student(s)’ curricular interests (research does not have to be in the student(s)’ major
  6. Complete the online research Budget information.  Funding for expenses that are “incurred as a result of doing research”  WILL NOT IMPACT YOUR FINANCIAL AID.  (team leaders MUST list team members)
    • List all expenses for the research project for which you need funding.
    • Stipend and/or salary, participant incentives and participant pay will not be funded
    • Request ONLY expenses that are incurred as a result of doing research.

Questions concerning grant submissions should be sent to the OUR at undergraduate-research@ncsu.edu.

Proposal Form:

Individual Proposal Spring 2019 ONLY Form

Team Proposal Spring 2019 ONLY Form


Revised Budget: REVISED Budget Spring 2019
Grant Contract: Contract UGRes Spring Only 19 Form

If you receive an OUR award, you and each member of a team, will be required to complete a Contract; the contract requires both your signature and that of your mentor.

Click Here to submit your 2019 Spring Only Research Award Proposal

Summer 2019 Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Awards

The Office of Undergraduate Research through the Division of Academic & Student Affairs (DASA) will provide undergraduate research and scholarship awards ranging in amounts up to $2,500* to undergraduate students for research projects for the Summer semesters. These awards

ACC Meeting of the Minds

The 14th Annual ACC Meeting of the Minds will be held at University of Louisville March 29-31, 2019 NC State University’s OUR is looking for 6 students/projects to take to the University of Louisville to