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Supporting Faculty Research

Support for Faculty Research


FACULTY RESEARCH, SCHOLARSHIP, AND CREATIVITY GRANTS

Faculty Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Grants are intended to support faculty research, scholarship, and creative activity. They are funded by the Office of the Provost and administered by the Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Committee. Proposals are reviewed in October and March. Faculty may receive a maximum of $2,500 in any single 12-month period. Proposals are reviewed in October and March.

For questions, please contact the Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Committee at RSCC@carthage.edu.

 

The Office of Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs assists faculty and staff in obtaining extramural funding to advance the mission, vision, and strategic goals of Carthage College. The office provides leadership, resources, expertise, and vision to inspire the College to continuously improve by fostering a culture of inquiry, evidence, accountability, collaboration, and innovation.

Support for Students in Undergraduate Research


Carthage places a major emphasis on undergraduate research and scholarship. Early and often in their time at Carthage, students are challenged to perform original study under the close guidance of experienced faculty.

 

The Undergraduate Research Grant

The Undergraduate Research Grant is intended to support independent research by students. Students may request up to $1,000 for expenses relating to their scholarly activity. Proposals are reviewed monthly between Sept. 1 and May 15.

For questions, please contact the Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Committee at RSCC@carthage.edu.

 

Student academic Travel Awards

Student Academic Travel Awards are available to support students traveling to academic conferences and events to present undergraduate research, scholarship, or creative works completed at Carthage. The awards provide up to $500 for approved expenses. Proposals are reviewed monthly between Sept. 1 and May 15. 

For questions, please contact the Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Committee at RSCC@carthage.edu.

 

Celebration of Scholars

The Celebration of Scholars is held annually to recognize exemplary student research, scholarship, and creativity. The Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Committee (RSCC) conducts the review process, which begins in February with a call for proposals. More details, including presentations from last year’s Celebration can be found at the link below. Questions can be directed to RSCC@carthage.edu.

 

Professional Journals Focused on Undergraduate Research

Consult this list of journals that focus on undergraduate research