Faculty mentors may apply for grants of up to $2,000 to support scholarly and creative activities with undergraduate students. Funds may be applied to various essential needs such as supplies, minor equipment, software, research travel, and preparation of reports and presentations.
The goal is to support a wide range of disciplinary activities, from experimental research and fieldwork, to applied professional experiences, to artistic and creative endeavors.
Kellogg Undergraduate Scholars Program (KUSP):
KUSP provides student scholarships of up to $2,500 to support mentored research or creative activities in a student’s chosen field. The goal is to support undergraduate research engagement of underrepresented students, and to encourage persistence to degree, and pursuit of graduate education. KUSP is open to all first-generation college students, economically disadvantaged students, and returning military veterans. A minimum Cal Poly Pomona GPA of 2.7 is required.
The application deadline for both programs is Tuesday, March 27, 2012.
CLICK: Application Forms:
The annual SCCUR conference will be hosted by Whittier College on Saturday, November 23, 2013.
The theme for the conference is SCCUR: Change the World: Participage, Innovate, Illuminate
SCCUR is broadly multi-disciplinary, including the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and applied sciendes. Students present their scholary work either in 15-minute seminar presentations chaired by faculty moderators, in poster sessions, or in exhibition or performance. Students apply to present their work my submitting a proposal in the form of a brief abstract, limited to 300 words. Abstracts are reviewed by faculty from appropriate disciplines at participating institutions and accepted, returned for revision or declined.
Abstract Submission Deadline: Monday, Oct.7, 2013
Early Registration Deadline: Monday, Oct. 31, 2011
Deadline for Cancellation with Refund: November 4, 2013
On-line Registration ends November 18, 2013
The SCCUR website for registration, submission, etc is:
Undergraduate students who wish to present their faculty-mentored research or scholarly/creative activity at SCCUR must complete registration and abstract submission which is due by October 7, 2013.
Registration Link: http://sccur.whittier.edu/register.htm
Abstract Submission Link: http://sccur.whittier.edu/abstract.htm
To encourage team work, the President, Provost and the Office of Research will pay the registration fees for the first 80 students whose faculty mentors email a request to the AVP for Research, Dr. Frank W. Ewers at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment of registration fees will also be made for faculty mentors of students.