Research awards available

ura-story-slide2016The Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies is now accepting applications from undergraduate students to pursue innovative and original research as part of their learning experience. There are 2 awards available for domestic students for $2500 each, and one award available for international students for $6,000. These awards provide undergraduate students support to engage in research and creation activities over the summer months.

In the past years students had received the award for a variety of projects including working with local heritage committees, producing short films, chapbooks, pieces of short fiction, interactive performances, digital media and app design.

Click HERE for detailed information on previous applicants and their projects.

The awards are meant to encourage undergraduate students who are enrolled in a major in FCCS B.A. or B.F.A. programs (English, Cultural Studies, Art History and Visual Culture, French, Spanish, Creative Writing, Visual Arts and Interdisciplinary Performance, or Combined Majors) to pursue innovative and original research under the supervision of one or more FCCS faculty members. The international undergraduate research award (IURA) is being offered in partnership with the International Student Initiative.

The deadline for both awards is January 30th at 4pm. For more information on these awards and the application process, visit (under the Funding and Awards heading).

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