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International Research Grants for Undergraduates in the Arts and Sciences
International Research Grants for Undergraduates in the Arts and Sciences encourage students to engage in research in international venues with their faculty mentors.
Autumn Deadline: September 17, 2012 by 5:00 P.M.
Application Process: Students and faculty are encouraged to apply for a grant to support an undergraduate student who can benefit from participation in research abroad. The Undergraduate Research Scholarship Subcommittee of the ASC Honors Committee will be responsible for reviewing proposals and making the awards by mid-November. The award will be administered by the Arts and Sciences Honors Program office in collaboration with the Office of International Affairs.
The online application may be completed by a student and/or faculty member in the Arts and Sciences. The information provided should include:
- The International Research Grants for Undergraduates in the Arts and Sciences application information and application form.
- A description of the research project and the international experience (can include conference presentation)
- Timeline for the project and travel abroad
- Budget page with information about the proposed use of funds requested for student support and documentation about any other resources available to the student (accommodation, faculty grant support, etc.
- Project advisor recommendation which must articulate in some detail the form and nature of the student's involvement in the research project.
Submission Process: Please e-mail application cover sheet and all supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Person: Assistant Dean Merijn van der Heijden, ASC Honors Program, email@example.com
Funding: Students and/or faculty may apply for up to $4,000 for student support. Funds will generally be provided for one student per research project. The maximum amount available for this fund is $20,000.
Supplemental Insurance: Students traveling to international locations for the purpose of study abroad, undergraduate research, an international internship, or independent study which is part of their academic program, are required to enroll in the University's supplemental study abroad travel insurance. The supplemental insurance includes coverage for medical, emergency assistance, evacuation, repatriation, and political security and natural disaster. The coverage is available through the Office of International Affairs (OIA). For information on how to register for supplemental insurance, please go to the following site: http://oia.osu.edu/health-and-safety/health-insurance.html.
Travel Warning: If your proposed travel is to a country or region that is under a U.S. Department of State travel warning advisory and you are awarded a travel grant, you must petition the OIA Study Abroad Health and Safety Committee to request approval for credit for coursework or research in that country. In countries under a current Department of State Travel Warning, undergraduate students cannot use scholarship awards for study abroad programs and/or individual international projects outside of venues approved by Ohio State. Please visit the U.S. Department of State website, U.S. Department of State current travel warnings, for a list of countries currently under travel warning advisories. For information on the petition process, please contact Grace Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the Office of International Affairs.