Important Information for Applicants

Student Research Involving Human Participants

Will your research involve human participation of any type – for example, participation in experiments, interviews, or survey completion? If yes, you must provide IRB documentation. Consult link above for additional information.

Student Research Involving Nonhuman Vertebrate Animals

Will your research involve the use of nonhuman vertebrate animals? If yes, please complete the Student Project Animal Use Protocol prior to the start of your research.

Student Research or Travel Outside of the United States

If your research involves travel outside the United States, contact Roy Robinson, Director of International Programs, at ext. 3653 to make an appointment to receive instructions concerning all documents that must be completed as part of the research or travel grant application. Students should be aware that the University of Puget Sound does not support travel to countries currently on the Department of State's travel warning list and on the Centers for Disease Control's travel health warning list.

  • Student Travel Waiver (i.e., Waiver, Release, and Indemnification Agreement for University of Puget Sound Student Foreign Travel)
    • To be completed by all students who plan to travel outside the United States
    • Due with completed application
    • 2 page Word Document, rev. 7/10

Tax Implications of Awards

All student awards described on this page – Research Awards, Travel Awards, and Summer Research Awards - have various tax implications about which you should be aware. It is important for you to visit the Office of Finance website to learn more.