SUMMER AWARD FOR RESEARCH-BASED LEARNING

Summer 2017 Announcement

AWARD INFORMATION

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to fund research activities for A & S undergraduate students (freshman, sophomores and juniors) to pursue special intensive learning beyond the traditional classroom experience.  Such opportunities may include, but are not limited to, summer lab research, fieldwork, internships, and archival research.  Projects involving surveys and/or interviews require approval from the University’s Institutional Research Board.  Descriptions of some funded activities may be found on the college website at:  www.as.miami.edu/beyondthebook

Recipients will receive $4,000 for any expenses incurred during their research.  At the completion of their research activities, participants are required to submit a 3-5 page report to the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.  Students may receive only one “Beyond the Book” award; previous awardees are not eligible.  Recipients of this award may NOT receive any other summer support such as PRIME, Summer Research Program for Underrepresented Minorities and Women, Honors Summer Research Program, or the Lois Pope Neuroscience Summer Scholarship, etc.

To apply, Arts & Sciences students must submit an application (available online at www.as.miami.edu/beyondthebook), an unofficial copy of the student transcript (i.e. copy of the student’s degree program requirement), a 500-word description of the proposed project, an expense budget, and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member. 

At the end of the research project, recipients are required to submit a 3-5 page report to the Dean’s Office (Ashe Building, Room 227), due by September 8th, 2017.

Submit your application by Monday, January 30, 2017, by filling out the online form below. Hard copies will not be accepted.

ALL RESEARCH MUST BE CONDUCTED BETWEEN MAY 15, 2017 AND AUGUST 15, 2017.

Awards will be announced by the End-February 2017.

For additional information, please contact Rose Glemaud at 305-284-4021 or rglemaud@miami.edu Dean’s Office, Ashe Building, Room 227


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