Western Illinois University Center for Undergraduate Research at Malpass Library Announces The Inaugural Research Scholarship Competition
The Center for Undergraduate Research at Western Illinois University Malpass Library is delighted to announce its inaugural $500 Research Scholarship Competition.
In collaboration with the Centennial Honors College and WIU Libraries, this research scholarship competition seeks to support and acknowledge outstanding research conducted by undergraduate students at WIU.
Open to all WIU undergraduate students engaged in research across various disciplines, including the WIU region, the scholarship encourages applicants to incorporate a field component into their research. This opportunity provides students with the chance to travel and conduct hands-on investigations during the Summer of 2024.
To apply for the scholarship, interested students must complete the online application form, featuring a proposal ranging between 500 to 750 words. The proposal should encompass an introduction, justification and methodology for the research project. The application deadline is set for 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 22 (CT). Applicants are encouraged to review the application form here for guidelines and requirements.
“We extend our sincere gratitude to emeritus WIU Honors College Director Sterling Kernek and the City of Macomb for their generous collaboration with WIU Libraries and Centennial Honors College, making this scholarship opportunity possible,” WIU Librarian Michelle Holschuh Simmons said.
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