Graduate Student Research Grant

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 Graduate Student Research Grants (2018)

1. Purpose: : The Graduate Student Research Grants (GSRG) are established to support graduate students engaged in independent scholarly research, scientific inquiry, inventive technology, and artistic/creative activity. WMU graduate students may receive a maximum of two Research Grants, or two Travel Grants, or one of each grant type at each degree level: Ph.D./master’s/specialist.

Note: The typing of theses, dissertations, and project paper, as well as the purchase of computers or supplies and equipment commonly provided by departments or by other existing grants or funds do not qualify as a legitimate budget expense under a GSRG.

Award amount: Grants range up to $1,000

2. Eligibility - WMU graduate students must be:

A. Admitted to a graduate degree program
B. In good academic standing (3.0 GPA)
C. Enrolled full time in the semester that the application is made (one credit hour only if at dissertation/thesis hours)
D. The individual responsible for the research described in the project, but for the purposes of research compliance, listed as the student investigator

WMU graduate students must provide:

E. Documentation of approval on University letterhead for any project involving regulatory oversight: human subjects; animals; biohazards; DNA (Applications will not be considered without this documentation)

3. Guidelines for the application process :
The application process for the Graduate Research and Travel grants is currently under revision.  Please check back for information about deadlines and how to apply.  

Page updated June 21, 2018