Eagle Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research (Eagle SPUR)

Competition – Fall 2014

The Eagle Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research (Eagle SPUR) is a competitive funding competition in which undergraduates conducting independent research or creative activity in collaboration with a Faculty Affiliate. Students may receive up to $1000 to support travel, to purchase equipment and supplies, and/or to be used as a stipend. The deadline for the submission of proposals will be during the semester before the time when the work will actually be conducted (summers excluded). Eagle Scholars will be expected to present the findings of their project to a scholarly audience within a year of its completion. Much more information about Eagle SPUR may be found in the Frequently Asked Questions. 

FAQ Eagle SPUR Program

 

Applying to Fall 2014 Eagle SPUR

Complete guidelines for applying for the program may be found here. Guidelines for applying to the Eagle SPUR Program

The project proposal is approximately 1350 words in length plus a budget and bibliography, and requires answering a series of questions about the work to be undertaken. The application may be downloaded here STUDENTS APPLY NOW for the Fall 2014 Eagle SPUR Competition.

The Faculty Mentor must also complete an application, which may be found here. Eagle SPUR Mentor Application Fall 2014

 

A presentation concerning the entire Eagle SPUR proposal process will be given by Dr. Douglas Masterson on Friday, September 26, at 2 pm in Cook Library, Room 110.

Both applications (student and mentor) should be emailed to cur@usm.edu by 5 pm on October 15, 2014. They may also be sent via campus mail to Box 5213, or brought in person to International Building, Room 418.