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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 performances and/or presentations at professional conferences of student research in any discipline including work in visual and performing arts.



Individual Research Grant:

This program supports the undertaking of research projects and creative activities performed by undergraduates at Westminster College by providing funds for supplies.



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. Selected students will travel as a group to NCUR with Drinko center selected faculty representatives.


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 period.


Westminster/Magee Summer Fellowship:

One Westminster College student is eligible for a guaranteed spot in The College Summer Internship Program at Magee-Womens Research Institute to participate in a project on whole exome and genome sequencing to identify genetic causes in undiagnosed disease. Junior students across all STEM disciplines are encouraged to apply. The program involves a competitive application process at Westminster followed by final selection by Magee faculty. For details of the time commitment and other information about the Magee program in general refer to the Magee website



Group Travel Grant:

This program is intended to support group travel to a conference where multiple students will be part of a single presentation or performance. The supporting faculty member is responsible for form submission