Call for Proposals: ICRU Undergraduate Research

Call for Proposals: ICRU Undergraduate Research
The Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) announces the following call for applications:

ICRU Research Fellows

The ICRU Fellows program encourages the intellectual development of University of Iowa undergraduates by providing financial support for students directly involved in research. The program provides scholarships for students to work as a research fellow on a specific project for one academic year and/or summer under the mentorship of a University of Iowa faculty or P&S Staff member.

* Summer Applications DUE: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
* Academic Year Applications DUE: Friday, April 12, 2013

Undergraduate Research Awards

1) The Office of the Vice President for Research Excellence in Undergraduate Research Awards recognize outstanding accomplishments in scholarly investigation, artistic creation, or performance by an undergraduate student. Recipients are recognized at the Spring Undergraduate Research Festival, receive a $1,000 stipend, and travel allowance to attend a conference in their area of study for the next academic year.

2) ICRU Distinguished Mentor Awards – These awards were created to recognize the outstanding mentoring of undergraduate students in research and creative projects at the University of Iowa. Current University of Iowa students nominate UI faculty or professional and scientific staff who have contributed significantly to the mentoring and overall support of undergraduate research.

Application/Nominations for both awards DUE: Friday, March 8, 2013

Spring Events Reminders

1)Research in the Capitol – This annual event brings undergraduate researchers to the Iowa State Capitol to share their work and posters with Iowa legislators and visitors.

* Event Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
* Applications DUE: Monday, February 18, 2013

2)Spring Undergraduate Research Festival (SURF) – SURF allows undergraduate students to highlight what research they have accomplished, share their work with others, and gain poster presentation experience.

* Event Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
* Registration DUE: Monday, March 25, 2013

Please contact the ICRU Office with any questions: — 319.335.8336 —