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Internal Funding Opportunities

Willard North Graduate Student Research Award

The Willard North Graduate Student Research Award is named in honor of Dr. Willard North who devoted many years to fostering research at UCM. Dr. North was a proponent of sound research design, appropriate statistical techniques, and proper interpretation of results. The purpose of these awards is to promote and encourage the highest levels of graduate research and scholarly investigation in keeping with Dr. North’s standards. These awards are supported through an endowed fund established with the University of Central Missouri Foundation. The Willard North Graduate Student Research Award is available to all graduate students seeking graduate degrees from UCM. All applicants must be enrolled in graduate courses the semester they apply for the award. Please see the online application at this link for further details.

The Steven H. Mills & Stephen W. Wilson Research Award

The Steven H. Mills and Stephen W. Wilson Research Award in the Biological Sciences is available through the UCM Alumni Foundation. This award was established to honor the leadership, dedication, research, and teaching of two former chairmen and faculty members in the Department of Biology and Agriculture at the University of Central Missouri. Their administrative support of student and faculty-centered research was a high priority throughout their many years of service. The award is available for undergraduate or graduate students pursuing field research with an emphasis in botany, ecology, microbiology and zoology.  Students must be in good academic standing and submit a research field-component proposal. Please see the online application at this link for further details.

UCM Alumni Foundation Opportunity Grants

The UCM Foundation launched this grant program in 2013 to support targeted, student-centered activities resulting in significant outcomes that benefit the university's learning environment and students' academic experience.  Grants start at $100 and range to an individual maximum of $5,000.  Grants are funded on the fiscal year running July 1 through June 30.

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Center for Teaching and Learning Grant Opportunities

The UCM Center for Teaching and Learning offers several grant opportunities that support faculty professional development.

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