tu Office of Undergraduate Research

Small Project Awards

Please remember:

Please submit an electronic version of your proposal, (including cover page and letter of support) as a single PDF document to

Please note that research grant applications must be received electronically by the TOUR office by 5 p.m.

Applications which are not sent as a single PDF document will not be considered.

The proposal MUST be accompanied by a letter from the faculty mentor supporting the research

Follow these instructions to prepare your proposal for a small projects award.

• The proposal should not exceed two pages in length.
• Double-spaced with one-inch margins.
• Font: Times New Roman, 12 pt.

The proposal MUST consist of the following components:

  • Cover Page (link) All aspects of the cover page must be filled in for your application to be considered.
  • Introduction: Explain the goals of the project concisely.
  • Methods:
    • Describe the approach to be taken.
    • Include an explanation of how the funds are to be spent.
  • Budget:
    • Include itemized budget statement of the type and amount of support needed (types and approximate costs of supplies, travel, fees etc.).
    • Maximum project award is $100.00.
  • Project Time Line:
    • Clearly state the period of the proposed project.
  • Group Projects :To be eligible for funding a proposal submitted by a group of undergraduate students must satisfy one of the following requirements:

    1. The proposal must demonstrate that each member of the group is responsible for one unique facet of a larger multi-dimensional research project.
    2. The proposal must clearly demonstrate that each member of the group will contribute equally to the project.

  • Faculty support letter
    • The proposal MUST be accompanied by a letter from the faculty mentor supporting the project.





TU Office of Undergraduate Research
Provost's Office- Administration Building, Suite 311
Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-3753
Fax: 410-704-4916






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