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The Undergraduate Research Institute (URI) seeks to support faculty in the development of through professional development opportunities, facilitating cross-disciplinary collaboration, and funding faculty seeking to incorporate teaching methods that support undergraduate research.

Funding your project

Mini-grants are available to support faculty and students seeking to embark on undergraduate research projects. Each  year, the URI will award six faculty grants up to $500.

The purpose of this grant is to support the development of pedagogical methods supporting undergraduate research methods among faculty and research skills among students.

Projects selected for this grant will develop undergraduate research skills by allowing students to complete an original research project or contribute to a larger research project, or develop skills necessary for conducting original research.

Eligibility

  • All faculty teaching at Lone Star College-Montgomery and/or Lone Star College-Conroe Center.

Post Project Reporting Expectations

All recipients are expected to:

  • Submit a summary report of project results, lessons learned, and recommendations for future implementation. Applicants are encouraged to submit results to professional publications supporting undergraduate research

  • Submit teaching materials developed for the project to the Undergraduate Research Institute repository.

Currently Accepting Applications:

Faculty Undergraduate Research Mini-grant Application

Fall 2016 Faculty Mini-grant Award Recipients

Name Department Project Title
Missy Dennis English Service Learning-Collaboration Project
William Morgan History Analysis of Slave Sale Records
Crista Force Chemistry A Brief Introduction to Instrumental Analysis
Janeu Houston Biotechnology Biotechnology
Anitha Iyer Biology Growing Your Food

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