Student Research & Travel Awards
The University of Puget Sound offers many opportunities for students to engage in research and travel, whether in the natural sciences, the social sciences, or the arts and humanities. Many major programs of study require or provide the option for a research-based thesis in the senior year. This page provides information about how students can apply for travel awards, research grants, and summer research stipends to support their research projects or research-related travel.
Student Research Opportunities
- Student Research Awards These awards provide up to $500 to support direct costs (e.g., materials, supplies) related to student research projects. Fall deadline, September 15 (earlybird) and November 3, 2017; Spring deadline, April 6, 2018.
- Student Travel Awards For students presenting research at a professional conference, these awards provide up to $500 for travel expenses. Applications accepted on rolling basis through April 15 each year.
- Summer Research Grants in Science and Mathematics Awarded on a competitive basis, these funds provide a $3,250 or $3,750 stipend to support students conducting independent research in science or mathematics for at least 10 weeks, full-time, during the summer. Deadline for summer 2018 is March 8, 2018.
- Summer Research Grants in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Awarded on a competitive basis, these funds provide a $3,250 or $3,750 stipend to support students conducting independent research in the arts, humanities, or social sciences for at least 10 weeks, full time, during the summer. Deadline for summer 2018 is March 9, 2018.
On-Campus Housing for Summer Research Scholars
Summer Research Scholars are eligible to reside in campus housing while conducting research. Information about summer research housing is available on the Residence Life Summer Housing webpage.
Please note, housing reservations will be made for students only after confirmation of their Summer Research Scholar status and are contingent upon availability.