Summer 2017

Call for Summer Proposals – 

NOW CLOSED

Deadline to complete submission: 3/15/17

Grant Contract:

contract-ugres-sum-2017

If you are awarded a OUR Summer Grant or ACC Summer Grant, you and each member of a team, will be required to complete a Grant Contract.

The contract requires both your signature and that of your mentor prior to funds being disbursed.

Summer Distribution Memo:

Memo – Summer Grant Disbursements

Please read the memo above as it explains the summer grant payment process. All funds go directly to student and funds WILL NOT be sent to mentor.



Please review the Restrictions and Requirements page, as well as, the information below BEFORE accessing the grant submission portal.

To apply for a research grant, 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 Grant Proposal Scoring and Rubric Information
  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.
  4. The student must complete the online application and budget, upload completed proposal form, as well as identify team members and mentor as part of the online application.
    • If a team is submitting a proposal, only the team leader should register and submit the proposal and budget (team leaders MUST list team members names, unity ID and student ID)
  5. The faculty recommendation letter must be submitted by the deadline using the link provided on the proposal submission website (link below).
  6. 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. Once the pdf form opens in new window,  you must download it in Adobe and save it with your file name. You may then open it in Word if you prefer or use it as a PDF Form.
    • Proposals will be scored 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
  7. Complete the online budget information (Sample online budget). 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. Be specific and do not use general categories, such as “supplies”, “living expenses” or “travel” as this may negativity affect your proposal review.
    • Stipend and/or salary will not be funded!!!   Request ONLY expenses that are incurred as a result of doing research.
    • Summer Grants are only disbursed to students; see the Memo – Summer Grant Disbursements

Questions concerning grant submissions should be sent to Judy Day at judy_day@ncsu.edu .


PLEASE READ THE APPLICATION PROCESS INSTRUCTIONS ABOVE PRIOR TO SUBMITTING, THANK YOU!

Proposal Form:

individual-proposal-summer-2017

team-proposal-summer-2017

– GRANTS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNLESS THE OUR FORM ABOVE IS USE