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ORED RISE Summer 2020 Graduate Student Research Fellowship Program Proposals Due Jan. 22

January 06, 2020

The Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) invites faculty to submit proposals by Wednesday, Jan. 22, for the new ORED Research, Infrastructure and Scholarly Excellence (RISE) Summer 2020 Graduate Research Fellowship program. This research fellowship program is intended to provide summer stipend support to U of I PhD graduate students pursuing research, scholarly or creative efforts furthering the growth of the U of I research enterprise. Funds will be exclusively used as a stipend for the graduate student. The PI of this proposal will be an eligible U of I faculty member who will oversee the student's proposed project. Fully signed proposals are due in VERAS by 5 p.m. Jan. 22.

ORED RISE Graduate Research Fellowship proposals will be reviewed by a committee of U of I faculty members, administrators and/or staff. The VP for Research and Economic Development, Janet Nelson, will make the final funding decisions. The anticipated start date for these awards is May 17, 2020.

ORED RISE Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship proposal guidelines, instructions and templates are available online.

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