Environmental Studies Independent Research Grants
Environmental Studies Independent Research Grant
Number of Awards: 2 (contingent upon funding availability)
Description: Stipend for independent summer research guided by a Westminster faculty member.
Award Amount: $1500 stipend per award
Eligibility: Typically awarded to Environmental Humanities or Civic Environmental majors.
Expectations: Award recipients will present findings on campus during the fall semester after receiving the award.
Applicants should submit
Application Deadline: March 31, 2016
For Faculty Mentors
The Environmental Studies Independent Summer Research Grant program supports students in summer research projects of their own design and execution. As a faculty referee you are not expected to assist directly with this summer research, but we do hope that you are willing to give guidance, as needed, for this project. The student will report progress to you during the summer; as such, you and the student, as well as the nature of the project, should determine the number and frequency of these reports. We ask that you also meet with the student once at the beginning of fall semester.
Please describe the capabilities of the student applicant, the significance of the proposed project, and the likelihood of its being completed over the summer.
In addition, please describe your faculty responsibilities and activities related to this project. This section will be used to determine faculty stipend.