Undergraduate Research Grants

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About Undergraduate Research Grants

In the 2023–2024 academic year, VCUarts will award grants to support creative undergraduate research and entrepreneurial projects.

These grants encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration and promote faculty-student mentorship. They are open to applicants seeking funding to complete research or creative work that is interdisciplinary, involves student collaboration and draws on the expertise of a faculty mentor.

Funding: Receive up to $3,000 in grant funding to develop an interdisciplinary project.

Eligibility: VCUarts full-time undergraduate students graduating after December 2023. VCUarts students may submit a proposal to collaborate on a project with a student from any other major attending VCU full-time.

Information Session:  Students are encouraged but not required to attend an information session on September 26, 2023 from 12-1pm in person, Pollak Building (325 N. Harrison St.), room 201, Dean’s Office conference room.

Apply by: Thursday, November 2, 2023 (11:59 p.m.)

Notification of awards: Notifications will be sent during the week of December 4.

Apply for Undergraduate Research Grants