Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Fellowship

The Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity (UGRCA) Fellowship program provides opportunities for students from any major to conduct research or a creative project with a mentor in their field. Fellowships are conducted during the summer session (Session A or C).

To be eligible for this award students must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and be junior standing or above.

The call for applications for the UGRCA Fellowship will take place in the Fall semester. Formal applications will be due each Spring. Student and faculty must apply as a pair. The announcement of award recipients will be made each April.  Students selected for 2 competitive fellowships (1 Research and 1 Creative Activity) will each receive free housing, a stipend of $1,000.00 and $250.00 to be used for their projects or travel to present/exhibit their projects. Faculty awards can be used for travel or a stipend. Summer 2015 applications are due by April 13th by 5:00pm.


Previous Fellowship Awards


Manan Bhatt biology student,  (Mentor: Barbara Murdoch) will be supported this summer in continuing his research titled “Identification of Cells that Produce Neurons in the Chick Olfactory Epithelium” for the biology department.

Jessica Patrizi also from the biology department, will receive the 2nd Summer Fellowship to prepare her work for presentation and publication with Dr. Barbara Murdoch). Jessica’s project is titled ” Can Extracellular Matrix Molecules Enhance Neurogenesis in the Chick Olfactory Epithelium.”


Ricky Mangers and Professor Mizan R. Khan (Mathematics)

Outcome: M. Khan, & R. Magner (2014). An Application of Modular Hyperbolas to Quadratic Residues.  American Mathematical Monthly (In press)


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