ASUM Research and Creative Scholarship

The Research and Creative Scholarship Fund (RCSF) was established to fund student research, creative works, or travel to present/conduct such works. This fund is made available by ASUM (The Associate Students of the University of Montana), the Office of Research and Creative Scholarship, and the Office of the Provost. Students must be enrolled in at least 7 credits and be in good academic standing to apply for funding. The proposed research, creative work or travel must not occur after a student has graduated.

Proposals for Summer/ Autumn 2019 will open on March 7 and close on April 4, 2019. The project date must occur between July 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. Students who are scheduled to graduate in May of 2019 are not eligible to apply.

All interested students will need to visit the ASUM website for materials required for submission: www.umt.edu/asum/
Funding requests for projects will be available to undergraduate and graduate students for the purpose of:
1. Conducting a Research project related to any field
2. Producing an academic creative work. Must be related to an academic department on the UM Campus
3. Travel to: present a research/creative project, volunteer/intern, or participate in professional development

  • RCSF will not fund 1099 income payments to a third-party, such as transcribers, wages, participant incentives, or gift items such as gift certificates.
  • All awards post as payments on a student’s account to assist with educational expenses.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED BY A COMMITTEE COMPOSED OF TWELVE VOTING MEMBERS, INCLUDING GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.

Award
Varies
Deadline
11/30/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Call for applications: The Research and Creative Scholarship Fund is receiving applications for Summer/Fall 2018. Your project date range must fall between July 1 and December 31, 2018. Funding is available for the purpose of: Conducting a research project; Producing an academic creative work; Travel to conduct research; Travel to produce an academic creative work; Travel to present research or creative works.Please consult the ASUM Website at www.umt.edu/asum/asum_agencies for materials requiered for submission and to review the rubrics the committee will use to score each application. For questions, please email: rcsf@mso.umt.edu
    • What is the name of your project?
    • Project Type?
    • Have you been previously funded by the ASUM Research and Creative Scholarship Fund?
    • Please submit a cover letter using the language and guidelines listed in the "call for applications" and information on the ASUM Website: www.umt.edu/asum/asum_agencies.
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