Undergraduate Research Council Award

Application for:

2014-15 NKU Undergraduate Research Council Award

for Student Research & Creative Activity Abroad


The Office of the Associate Provost for Research, Graduate Studies and Regional Stewardship, in collaboration with the NKU Undergraduate Research Council, sponsors the Undergraduate Research Council Award for Student Research Abroad. This award supports undergraduate research and creative activities that take place during a study abroad course or under the supervision of a faculty mentor who is teaching or currently doing research abroad. The faculty mentor must currently hold either a tenured/tenure track position or full-time lecturer position. Student(s) must be currently enrolled as a full time student at the time of the application. Awards are competitive and vetted by the awards sub-committee of the NKU Undergraduate Research Council. Awards must be used within a set time limit. Spring 2014-15 awards must be expended by December 15, 2015.

Applications may include student research or creative activity that takes place during the Spring semester or Summer term 2014-15.

Please direct all questions to:  Jan Hillard, Associate Provost, hillardj1@nku.edu, ext. 7567


  • Applications must be submitted no later than 4pm, March 6, 2015. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. A PDF file of the completed and signed application, including cover page and narrative, should be sent via email to: undergraduateresearch@nku.edu.. Applications that fail to submit all required materials will not be considered for funding.
  • Faculty mentor awardees will be notified no later than March 12, 2015. Awards can begin immediately upon confirmation.

Application Form & Guidelines  



URCA Award Type



Individual Award

for 1 year




Total funding pool


Study Abroad


Maximum of $2,000


This competitive award supports student(s) and a faculty mentor to undertake research or creative projects that will expand the student's thinking in their chosen academic field. Research and creative activities must take place within the context of a study abroad course or under the supervision of a faculty mentor who is engaged in research abroad.