Curiosity Grants are geared toward student-created research or creative projects with faculty mentorship. Typical awards range from $500 to $1,000. Each request will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applications for Curiosity Grants are accepted on a rolling basis. The typical response time is two to three weeks. Examples of expenses the grants may cover include: conference fees, special software for theater light design, group presentations, tools and supplies for physical projects, lighting, small 3-D printers, materials, survey incentives, and submission fees.
Eligible Dietrich School undergraduates who
- need financial support to take independent research, scholarship, or a creative idea to the next level
- can secure a faculty mentor within the disciplinary area of the research topic.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis September 28 through April 1.