Summer Research, Scholarship, and Creative Work

Conducting research is a transformative experience that creates space for students to engage in a high level and independent work with a strong support system, connecting academic learning to career goals. Students who engage in research benefit by expanding their understanding of their filed, developing relationships with faculty mentors, and growing their professional skills. Find out more about research opportunities below.

Student Research Grants

Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences

This grant program offers students the opportunity to engage in independent research during the summer in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Stipends of $3,250 and $3,750 are awarded on a competitive basis to students who demonstrate research interest and ability.

Sciences & Mathematics

The Summer Research Program in the Sciences and Mathematics is designed to encourage and support research projects conducted by Puget Sound students and their faculty mentors in the natural sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, computer science, or exercise science. This grant program seeks to foster imagination, creativity, and accomplishment.

University enrichment committee Student Research Awards

Open to all students who wish to conduct research, these awards provide up to $500 to help cover direct research costs. 

Travel Awards for Conference Presentations

University Enrichment Committee Student Travel Awards

Proposals are invited for travel funding for full-time students whose independent work has been accepted for presentation at regional or national conferences.