Funding Opportunity for Undergraduate Research

September 30, 2021

$500 to be used for supplies for a research project this fall!


CECAS Undergraduate Students,


If you need funds to initiate, continue or finish a research project with a CECAS faculty member this fall, apply for one of our $500 grants!  Applications are submitted electronically ( and will be due on Oct 4th, 2021 at 11:59 PM. 


To apply, you will need to submit the following information:

  • Title of your research project
  • Description of your research questions or objectives for the fall term.
  • Budget justification for how the $500 will be used for your project (vendors for the supplies, cost, etc.)
  • Your current resume
  • Your picture
  • A brief letter of support from your advisor on Clemson letterhead.  The faculty member just needs to write: ‘I commit to mentoring (student) if they receive this undergraduate research award of $500. I will oversee expenditures and support the student as they write the 1-page project summary report.’


If you have an interest in conducting research for the first time or need financial support for an existing project- this grant is for you!  The funds just need to be used for supplies that can be purchased or testing that can be completed by February 15th, 2022.


UG Research Grant Committee, CECAS-

Molly Kennedy, Faculty Director for Undergraduate Research

Aubrey Baldwin, Student Engagement Director

Brad Putman, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies