Rogers Research/Project Award
The Rogers Research Award provides funding up to $1000 to facilitate field research directly related to thesis or dissertation including artistic projects for MFA. Funds may be used only for travel/lodging and research materials that are necessary to conduct the field/project research. Travel must be outside of Albuquerque. If you are traveling internationally, you must get approval from the Office of Export Control BEFORE you travel and to receive reimbursement.
Additionally, students traveling internationally will need to register their travel at https://studyabroad.unm.edu/section/independent-study-abroadacademic-travel-regsitration. If you have any questions about completing this requirement, please contact: Global Education Office (GEO) at 505-277-4032 or StudyAbd@unm.edu. The GEO representative will send confirmation you have completed this step. If you do not complete this step for international travel, you will NOT receive any reimbursement even if awarded.
Eligible students must be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of application. Students must be registered as full time for Fall + Spring funding and to be eligible for Summer the student must have been full-time in the Spring. You may receive only one (1) grant per funding period: Summer Funding Cycle through Spring Funding Cycle. This includes Fall Funding Cycle. No student will be awarded both the Rogers Research/Project grant and the Doctoral Conference Presentation Grant in the same funding semester.
Fall Semester Application Deadline
Sept. 15, 2017 for funding the research to be conducted between Aug 16, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017.
Spring Semester Application Deadline
Jan. 06, 2018 for funding the research to be conducted between Jan 1, 2018 - May 16, 2018.
Summer Semester Application Deadline
June 15, 2018 for funding the research to be conducted between May 15, 2017 - Aug 15, 2018.Note: Graduate Studies is not responsible for informing applicants of incomplete/incorrect applications. If at the deadline date at 5:00 pm an application is incomplete or incorrect it will not be reviewed for funding.
Materials to be included in the application:
- Application form.
- A proposal that explains the contribution of this research or project to the student’s academic progress (~700 words).
- A line item budget. If you are requesting food reimbursement you must provide an itemized receipt. Only one entree will be reimbursed. Alcohol will not be reimbursed.
- A copy of IRB / IACUC approval or submission form if applicable.
- A letter of support from the faculty advisor supporting the research/project
- International Travel - Export Control review.
- Registration with GEO can be done here
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT ANY RECEIPTS WITH YOUR APPLICATION.
If IRB/IACUC approval is required for your research/project, you must have approval before you can begin your research/project. You will not be reimbursed for any expenses incurred before approval is received. If your approved research/project begins within the funding period, you will be provided reimbursement. If you will not receive IRB/IACUC approval so that your research/project can begin during the funding period, please let us know so that we can provide funding to another student.
Please submit a completed application by 5:00 PM on the deadline date. Please note incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
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