Biology Department

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Student Application for the Biology Department
Vaughan Summer Research Grant

This award is appropriate for any student who plans to carry out biological research with a Biology faculty member in the summer.  For the Student Application, click here. Your faculty mentor (the person in whose lab you will be working) needs to answer a series of questions as well. Please forward the link below to your mentor and double-check to be sure that s/he has submitted the application by the deadline. For Faculty Questionnaire click here.

Each student who is awarded a grant will receive a $2,600 stipend for eight weeks of full-time (40 hours per week) research during the summer. The student may also receive one course-unit of independent research credit and campus housing (based on double occupancy, for the period of the research work only) at no cost to the student.

For biographical information about Dr. Jim Vaughan, the person for whom this award is named, please click here.

The deadline for submission of the application is Monday, February 10, 2013 at 4:00 pm. You must submit your application in .pdf format via email to Dr. Elizabeth McCain, Chair of Biology. Please CC yourself on the email so you can be sure the email was received

Click here for application information.