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Student Research Awards for Faculty: Summer 2013
For summer 2013, Carleton's HHMI grant, Towsley Fund and Kolenkow Reitz Fund can support awards to science and math faculty for the equivalent of approximately 18 full-time students working on campus or in the field (in the case of Geology). The student stipend rate for summer 2013 is $4,200 for 10 weeks of full-time work.
To apply for these awards,
fill out the online application below
. Carleton faculty in science and math departments and programs are eligible to apply for this funding (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Math, Psychology, Physics/Astronomy, Cognitive Science, and ENTS).
5pm Central Time on Feb. 5, 2013.
Joe Chihade (Chemistry). The Science and Math Steering Board will deliberate on these proposals and makes the awards in mid-February.
Student eligibility criteria:
All students with a demonstrated interest in science and math are eligible - but they must be enrolled at Carleton for the year after the summer they apply to do research. Carleton graduates are not eligible for this award. Faculty receive the award and hire students of their choice.
What does the award fund?
Per student, a summer stipend ($420/week for up to 10 weeks) plus funds for student conference travel and research supplies.
Quality of educational/research experience for student
A Carleton faculty member who is regularly available (daily, weekly) for face-to-face student mentoring
Junior faculty members who are untenured and without other grant or department resources will receive special consideration
Status of additional support from outside funding or the department/program
Impact on faculty research
When requests exceed available funding, we may limit awards to one student per faculty member, as in recent years
ONLINE APPLICATION: Application Process:
Interested faculty should fill out the application form completely and submit before the due date.
Complete the following form and click on SUBMIT to confirm your registration.
Be sure to hit the SUBMIT button before leaving this page or your information will be lost.
We encourage you to compose your answers to the longer questions in a word processor and to cut and paste the resulting text into this form. This gives you access to conveniences like spell checking as well as the opportunity to save and reflect on your work before submitting.
Department or Program:
How many weeks of student support are you requesting? (Max=10weeks/student)
Provide a short (1-2 paragraph) description of your research project and what the student(s) will learn. Requests for more than 10 student-weeks need special justification; please explain.
Please list any current research grants and/or proposals you plan to submit in the next year. How does this award fit into your current research and/or research plans?
Please give a brief description of the impact of not getting funding.
Will you be regularly available for face-to-face mentoring of students on campus or in the field? If not, please explain (e.g. conference, family travel).
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