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Travel Grants to Conferences & Workshops (up to $500)
Student Travel Grant Application (.docx)


Deadlines: Applications will be reviewed on the last Friday of each month

email completed application to: glrcadmin-l@mtu.edu

Students may request up to $500 for travel expenses to present a water-related paper (specifically conservation, sustainable use, management or significant surface or groundwater problem) at a scientific conference, meeting or workshop. Travel grants are typically only awarded if a student is presenting a paper, poster, etc., although exceptions may be made. Allowable travel expenses include: airfare, mileage, meals, lodging, and registration.
  1. NOTE: The limit on the number of travel grants per student has been lifted for this year
  2. The student's advisor must be a GLRC faculty member (see GLRC Faculty list), or the student must be supported on a CWS-affiliated research grant.
  3. Applications must be submitted at least 1 week in advance of the planned travel.
  4. Funded students will be required to make a return to the Great Lakes Research Center by selecting one of the following options on the application:
    a) presenting a poster at World Water Day in March;
    b) assisting with preparations for World Water Day;
    c) assisting with GLRC-sponsored outreach activities;

Research Grants (up to $750)
Student Research Grant Application (.docx)

Deadlines:
1st Friday of December
This year: December 9, 2016
1st Friday of March
2nd Friday of August

email completed application to: glrcadmin-l@mtu.edu


The Michigan Tech Great Lakes Research Center announces the availability of research grants for students. The grants are intended to provide graduate and undergraduate students an opportunity to gain experience in writing competitive grants and to perform research they would not be able to attempt due to funding limitations. Allowable expenditures may include supplies, services, equipment, travel and personnel. The research involved must be related to the interests of the Center. http://www.mtu.edu/greatlakes/
  1. Grants are limited to $750 and funds are to be expended within one year of an award.
  2. The student's advisor must be a GLRC faculty member (see GLRC Faculty list), or the student must be supported on a GLRC-affiliated research grant.
  3. A budget listing anticipated expenditures for supplies, travel and personnel must be provided.
  4. NOTE: The limit on the number of research grants per student has been
    lifted for this year
  5. Publications, posters, and presentations resulting from GLRC supported research should formally acknowledge the GLRC.
  6. Funded students will be required to make a return to the Great Lakes Research Center by selecting one of the following options on the application:
      a) presenting a poster at World Water Day in March
      b) assisting with preparations for World Water Day
      c) assisting with GLRC-sponsored outreach activities

    GLRC student research grants are competitive. The grants will be judged by a panel of 2-3 GLRC members on the following criteria: scientific merit, quality of writing, justification for GLRC specific dollars, relatedness to GLRC mission, and quality of summary report (for previous grants if applicable). Feedback will be given for all proposals that are reviewed. Students who apply in December and are declined funding may re-apply in the spring or summer.

 

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Center E-mail: mtcws@mtu.edu

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