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The SURE Award

University Honors Program / Sigelman Undergraduate Research Enhancement Awards

Thanks to a generous endowment from GWU professors Carol and Lee Sigelman, the University Honors Program (UHP) is pleased to announce research enhancement grants available to UHP students to promote and provide support for their research experiences. Any current UHP student - from freshmen to senior year - who is engaged in research may compete for an individual grant of up to $500 to support his or her research activities.

Uses of the Awards: The SURE Awards are available to support a variety of uses or activities related to research and scholarly activity by students in all undergraduate programs at GWU (including the humanities, the arts, science and engineering, business, and public health).They include (but are not limited to) the purchase of equipment or supplies necessary for a research project; support of conference presentation through coverage of registration or associated travel costs; support of travel to libraries or archives; and videography costs associated with the documentation of performances.

To Apply: University Honors Program students are welcome to apply for a SURE award. You can apply online using the online SURE Application. Please note that the form includes a link you MUST send to a faculty member in order to submit their statement of support. For specific details regarding application material, please follow us on our blog and read the weekly NewsFlash!

Deadline: Review of proposals for awards usually begin early in the semester, with announcements made to winners shortly thereafter.