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The Drinko Center financially supports undergraduate research through various grants aimed at either the undertaking of research and creative projects at Westminster College or the external presentation and dissemination of research and creative works at conferences.


Individual Travel Grant

This program supports individual performances and/or presentations of student research at professional conferences/events in any discipline, including work in visual and performing arts.

 Apply for an Individual Travel Grant


Individual Research Grant

This program supports the undertaking of research projects and creative activities performed by undergraduates at Westminster College by providing funds for the purchase of supplies and equipment, travel to a research sites, libraries, data sources or training, and acquiring data sets or software.

 Apply for an Individual Research Grant


NCUR Travel Grant

This program supports students to attend the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), an event dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity in all fields of study by sponsoring an annual conference for students.

  Apply for an NCUR Travel Grant


Summer Research Fellowship

This program supports student/faculty pairs from any academic discipline who wish to engage in scholarly research or creative projects during the summer. This program involves a competitive application process and the funding for the selected fellows includes stipends for both team members over a four week or six week period.

 Apply for a Summer Research Fellowship



Group Grants

The group grant program is intended to support either: 1) Supplies and training for group research projects or 2) Performances/presentations at professional conferences by groups of students (where multiple students are part of a single presentation or performance). The supporting faculty member is responsible for form submission.

 Apply for a Group Grant