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Provost announces undergrad research scholarships

Scholarships and fellowships are available to encourage and support undergrads who want to get involved in collaborative research.  Note that in some cases the faculty/staff mentor may also receive funds to support the collaborative research effort.  Please bring the following scholarships to the attention of qualified undergraduate students.

Application forms are available at the web links provided below. Questions may be directed to Julie Stubbs, Director of the Undergraduate Academic Awards Office (271 Bascom Hall, 265-2428, awards@provost.wisc.edu ).

HILLDALE UNDERGRADUATE/FACULTY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS AND HOLSTROM ENVIRONMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS provide support for collaborative research between undergraduate students and faculty or research/instructional academic staff members.  The awards provide a grant of $4,000 to the student and $1,000 to the faculty/staff supervisor to help offset research costs. Students must have at least junior standing at the time of application. The Holstrom Scholarships require an environmental focus. The application deadline for 2011-12 awards is February 14, 2011.  Click here for accessing the on-line application, instructions and FAQs.

WISCONSIN IDEA UNDERGRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS are awarded to undergraduate students to develop and implement community-based research or service-learning projects that will meet a community identified need (local, national or international) under the supervision of a UW-Madison faculty or instructional academic staff member. Fellowships provide three (3) academic credits, a stipend of up to $3000 to a student ($5000 for a group of up to five students) and up to $2000 to help offset project related costs. Students must have at least sophomore standing at the time of application. The application deadline for 2011-12 fellowships is February 11, 2011.

UNIVERSITY BOOK STORE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARDS provide $1,000 to undergraduate students who have distinguished themselves by completing outstanding projects, such as a senior thesis, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Students must be enrolled in a degree program during the 2010-11 academic year (December 2010 graduates may apply).  Applications are due March 21, 2011.

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