Required Information
Student Research Grant Application Form
Email your Research Proposal and Budget (they should be one document) to and arrange for your Faculty Research Supervisor to send a letter of recommendation to the same address.
See the Student Research Grant Guidelines.

Proposal Requirements

  • 1-3 pages long, single spaced (with appropriate citations)
  • A statement of the problem being investigated
  • Your tentative hypotheses or questions to be asked
  • Research methodology to be employed
  • Anticipated outcomes
  • Reasons funding is necessary
  • If you are asking for more than $500, clearly explain why this is an unusual project that is deserving of greater than normal funding.
    Note that is not sufficient to say that a certain amount of money is needed to successfully complete the project.

Budget Requirements

  • 1 page
  • A breakdown of all anticipated expenses including the TOTAL cost of the project.
  • A brief explanation of why each item is important for the project.
  • A clear indication of how much funding is requested from the Student Research Grant program and for what portions of the project the funding is requested.
  • Any other sources of funding, including department or advisor matches for equipment and student contributions.
Student Information:







Student Class Year:
Course that project is associated with (list dept. and number):
[Example: BIO 496 or HIS 498]
Note: A Student Research Grant-funded project must be associated with at least one course for academic credit at Union, such as a senior project or thesis course, or sophomore Scholars project.

Is this project associated with a senior thesis or project course ( such as practicum, scholar's sophomore project)?
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