These programs are designed to provide incentive for student involvement in faculty research projects. Each student is eligible for grants of $250 to $500. The students are required to go through a formal proposal process, including selection of a faculty mentor, development of a research project, composition of a formatted proposal, and a review process at the school and college level.
If you think that you are interested in a particular field of research study, talk to your advisor, one of your faculty members, or the Academic Dean’s Office. You can also find out more about faculty research interests. They will help you to identify faculty members who are conducting research or other scholarly activity in your area of interest. The next step is for you to meet with the specific faculty member to determine how to proceed, including searching for funding; writing a proposal; determining if the work will be done for credit, as an independent study or senior project, or as a work-study activity.
The deadlines vary for each type of research opportunity.
The Waldorf College Undergraduate Research Program is administered by Waldorf College and the Undergraduate Research Committee. Funding is provided by the college and endowments.
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