Undergraduate Research Grants
In order to support the research, scholarship, and creative
works of our undergraduate students Butler University
has established grants that help offset the cost of conducting
research and traveling to a conference to present research,
scholarship, and creative works.
All grant applications are reviewed by the
Undergraduate Grants Committee. The committee is made up of faculty
members from all six of Butler's colleges and the Associate
Director of the Center for High Achievement and Scholarly
Engagement (CHASE) Students should direct questions to either
their faculty advisor or the CHASE Associate Director.
Forms and guidelines are available in electronic format
below. These documents are Excel fill-in forms that can
be completed in Excel. All proposal forms should
be submitted to CHASE by email to Cathy Holland at
Travel-To-Present at Conference Grant $250
Travel-to-Present Grant Form
- (Excel file)
This grant is designed to support the cost of travel to a
conference to present the results of an original work. The
Committee will give priority to competitively
selected presentations. Further priority extends to supporting
papers over poster presentations. A letter of support from the
faculty mentor explaining why a non-refereed and/or poster
presentation is a worthwhile, professional endeavor for the student
and for financial support is required. The Committee will entertain
a maximum of five proposals for any one conference with a maximum
award of $750.00 per conference.
Only one Travel-to-Present grant will be awarded per
student during his/her academic tenure at Butler.
The proposal should be submitted on the first of the month, at
least one month prior to planned travel.
Grant $500 max
Grant Application - (Excel file)
This grant is designed to support miscellaneous costs of conducting
research for approved departmental or University Honors thesis
programs such as copying of survey forms, small equipment (i.e.
paper, pencils, batteries), and office, museum, or library access
fees. The Committee may vote to approve funds for travel if it is
integral to the thesis project. The grant is not intended to
finance copying the completed thesis. Any funds awarded are to be
used only on the thesis project.
- For proposals approved in the spring semester the deadline for
grant submission is September 1.
- For proposals approved in the fall semester the deadline for
grant submission is October 15.
Research Committee Members
The Undergraduate Research Committee considers
proposals for undergraduate research grants, made available in an
effort to support students' interests and accomplishments in
conducting research, scholarship and creative work.
Associate Professor of History
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor of Music
Lineweaver (Chair), Associate Professor of
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
Department Head and Professor of Media Arts
Pangan, Assistant Professor of Education
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Maguire, Associate Director, The CHASE Office
, Associate Professor of Chemistry