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Proposal Guidelines

Steps to apply for a research grant 

  • Student Research ProposalIdentify your area(s) of interest
  • Select an Advisor
  • Confer with Advisor to identify a specific topic
  • Choose a grant

Alpha Chi has two grants at $250 each.
Given to any research topic and one grant is open to sophomores.

Biology-related proposals are awarded two grants at $500 each.
Given to juniors and seniors whose proposals are related to an environmental theme.


Use of the environment in American theater, literature, music, etc.
Role of journalism in public reaction to Hurricane Katrina.
Do Americans bear ethical responsibilities for degrading the quality of American's natural resources?