Union University

Research @ Union

Research @ Union

Research @ Union > Research Grants

Undergraduate/Graduate Research Grants

The UURP funds undergraduate and graduate research grants to support the innovative, collaborative scholarly work of an undergraduate/graduate student(s) and a faculty mentor. These grants can be used for equipment, travel, supplies, or stipend. Application forms and criteria for selection are available below.

Application for Undergraduate/Graduate Grant (.doc)

Criteria for Evaluation

The Research Selection Committee will use the following criteria as the basis for awarding Research Grants.

  1. Quality of research project proposed. The Team looks for projects that have scholarly merit and that are likely to produce publications/ presentations in the near future.
  2. Evidence that the undergraduate/graduate student is meaningfully involved in a collaborative research project.
  3. Evidence that the faculty applicant is likely to complete the project successfully.
  4. Other factors being equal, faculty from departments not having established undergraduate & graduate research programs WILL be given preference.

Undergraduate/Graduate Research Grant Recipients

Quick Links

Office of the Provost
Faculty Development/Scholarship
Contact Information
  • The Office of the Provost is located in the Penick Academic Complex.
  • Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs:
    C. Ben Mitchell
    bmitchell@uu.edu
    731-661-5355
  • Associate Provost for International & Intercultural Studies:
    Cindy Jayne
    cjayne@uu.edu
    731-661-5358
  • Project Coordinator:
    Suzanne Barham
    sbarham@uu.edu
    731-661-5378
  • Program Coordinator:
    Aura Opris
    aopris@uu.edu
    731-661-5057