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Undergraduate Research at SIS

The leaders of the 2012 undergraduate research symposium.








Funding Opportunities

The following is a listing of funding opportunities that are available for undergraduate researchers. Click on the title of each funding opportunity for additional information.

Undergraduate Research Support at American University
The Office of the Provost at American University offers several funding mechanisms to support undergraduate research, including an Undergraduate Research Travel Grant Program (this is separate from the SIS Undergraduate Research Travel Grant) and the AU Summer Scholars & Artists Fellowship. 

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates:
the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. Students apply directly to REU Sites and should consult the directory of active REU Sites on the Web at .

Edwin H. Sherman Family Prize for Undergraduate Scholarship in Force and Diplomacy:
Temple University's Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy is delighted once again to solicit submissions for its annual Edwin H. Sherman Family Prize for Undergraduate Scholarship in Force and Diplomacy. The recipient of the Sherman Prize will receive a $1,000 award along with a certificate.

Any paper written by an undergraduate student in the 2014 calendar year, submitted by either the student or a faculty member at the student's college or university, is eligible. The paper must address an issue, contemporary or historical, that demonstrates the intersection of force and diplomacy in international affairs. Although electronic submissions are preferred, hard-copy submissions will be accepted.

Papers must be submitted by the beginning of March 2015. Please address electronic submissions and all questions to:
Carly Goodman (tuc69990@temple.edu)

Mail hard copy submissions to:
The Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy
Gladfelter 917
Temple University
1115 W. Berks Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6089