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CRS Award Funds

Research and Scholarly Award Funds

Research refers to the inquiry that harnesses knowledge, skills, and values to produce new knowledge or to make a new contribution to the discipline and it is recognized that this concept varies across the humanities, the creative arts, and the sciences disciplines. CRS provides funds to students and faculty to support research and scholarly activity through a variety of awards.

Take a look at the most recent CRS-funded research awards.

Non-Research Award Funds

Non-Research refers to instructional and discipline development that assists in enhancing skills in instructional pedagogy, application of emerging technology, or clinical practice. CRS provides funds to residential students and residential faculty through the following two types of awards.

CRS recommends submission of all research and non-research applications at least 2 months prior to when funds are needed due to the necessary administrative review at numerous levels and associated processes.

Faculty Award Information

Professional Development Awards (Research and Scholarly Activity)

Faculty Professional Development Awards (Non-Research)

Faculty Research Project Awards

Faculty Release

Faculty Scholarship Awards

Research Event Awards


Faculty, if you or your student have already been given an award, please view these helpful tips on reconciling these awards:  

Important FAQs On Reconciling Internal Awards


Student Award Information

Student Research Presentation Awards

Supports travel expenses for student researchers who have been accepted to present their research at an external event (e.g., a conference, symposium, or exhibition). Students awarded travel funding must travel to the conference and be a significant contributor to the research project/creative work.

Student Conference Awards (Non-Research)

Student Research Project Awards

Supports student research projects. These funds resource the purchase of equipment (which becomes university assets), supplies, travel (including overseas), consultation fees, student stipends, or other support services needed for the execution of research projects.

Work-Study Research Assistantships
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