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The College of Arts & Sciences has hundreds of students participate in research, scholarship, and creative activity with our faculty each year. Many of our faculty obtain external funding through national, regional, and state agencies and foundations. Find out how you can get involved in research as a student in our various departments:

Students presenting research to fellow students
The College of Arts & Sciences offers several opportunities to fund research and creative activities involving students and faculty. Opportunities are outlined below. 
Grant or Award Focus of Funding Funding Range 2023-24 Due Date(s) Materials
Student Publication & Presentation Award (SPPA) Students (Undergraduate & Graduate) $500 Rolling Deadline Guidelines and Application (Common application through ISRCA)
Student Study Abroad/Study Away Scholarship Students (Undergraduate) Up to $500 October 1 for winter, December 1 for spring, March 1 for summer, and June 1 for fall Guidelines and Application
Student Summer Fellowships Students (Undergraduate and Graduate) $3500 stipend, up to $500 supplies March 12 Guidelines and Application (Common application through ISRCA)
Student Competition/Performance Award Students (Faculty-led application) Up to $1000 Rolling Deadline (at least one month prior) Guidelines and Application
Student Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award (SURCA) Students (Undergraduate) Up to $750 October 6 Project GuidelinesApplication, and Budget
Graduate Student Research Grant Students (Graduate) Up to $750 October 6 Project GuidelinesApplication, and Budget
Collaborative Faculty-Student Project Award (for undergraduates and graduate students) Faculty (in collaboration with students) Up to $6000 October 20 Project Guidelines, Proposal Specifics, Cover Page, and Budget
Student Success Fellowship Faculty and Staff Up to $10,000 March 15 Fellowship InformationProposal GuidelinesCover Page, Budget FormReview Criteria, Funded Projects, NKU Success by Design Strategic Framework, and A&S Inclusive Excellence Plan
Student Success Impact Mini Grant Faculty and Staff Up to $1000 Rolling Deadline Guidelines and ApplicationNKU Success by Design Strategic Framework, and A&S Inclusive Excellence Plan