Crown Undergraduate Research Fellowships
Undergraduate Research Fellowships
Up to eight Research Fellowships to be awarded by Crown College annually.
The goal of this program is to encourage student-faculty interaction through undergraduate research. To accomplish this goal Crown College will provide $800 for the fellowship. $600 will be provided as a fellowship to the student and $200 will be provided to the faculty member’s research account and may be spent for equipment and supplies for the research project.
Eligibility is limited to juniors or seniors during the quarter for which they are applying and who have good to excellent academic records. Either the student or faculty member must be affiliated with Crown College. Preference will be given to applications in which both parties are members of the Crown community. The likelihood that the student will benefit from advanced instruction in the proposed area is a key consideration in the selection of successful applications.
Requirements For The Award
The student must enroll in a 5-unit independent study (CRWN 199) with the faculty member during the one quarter of their fellowship, either during Winter or Spring.
The student’s research must culminate in a report describing his/her research OR a copy of their thesis (if this project is part of a thesis) due in the Crown College Provost office three weeks before the end of the fellowship quarter per the Academic & Administrative Calendar (Winter Quarter due March 1/Spring Quarter due May 24).
Students are also encouraged to submit their project for their Division's Dean's Award.
Receipt Of Funds
The Provost will review each student application and award the fellowships by November 7. The faculty member will receive his/her portion of the award at the beginning of the fellowship quarter. The student will receive his/her portion from Financial Aid approximately 2 weeks after the report is turned in to the Provost.
How To Get Started
Students are encouraged to approach faculty to offer their services as an assistant and to arrange for the independent studies (Crown 199’s). Student and faculty member must apply together – each completing a part of the application form below after discussing the general project involved. The exact nature of the research project will not have to be decided by the initial application, however the application form asks for a one paragraph description of the type of research.