Student Awards and Funding

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Spring 2023 CURCE Funding

Applications for Funding will open on Friday, January 27, 2022.

Students are invited to apply for awards ranging from $500-$1,000. Funds were donated by Kenneth W. Abele & Thelma Miller Abele '38, Lita and Stephen Greenwald '40, Robert W. Moyer, Clyde '28 & Virgina Roosa '32 Slocum, Adelaid Schmid '38, and Adrienne Zimberg '83.

To streamline the application process, students complete one application. Your application will be reviewed and considered for awards where you meet the specific disciplines.

Eligibility Requirements to apply: 

  1. Must be a full-time (at least 12 credits) matriculated undergraduate student at the University at Albany in the Spring 2023 semester
  2. Actively engaged in the research project at the time of application. This can be at any phase of the research or creative process.
  3. Research project is mentored and/or supervised by a University at Albany Faculty member, affiliated researcher (ex. Principal Investigator), adjunct faculty, graduate/PhD student, etc.
  4. Research may be for projects in any academic discipline, concentrations, or content area projects for credit bearing (internship, independent study, or course based research) may be considered
  5. Applicants may be from any class year and major

Application Requirements: 

  • Full application completed by 11:59PM on Sunday, March 5, 2023
  • Detailed summary of your role and responsibilities for the research project - be specific
  • Research Abstract
  • Acknowledgement that as a recipient you will present your research project on Thursday, April 27, 2023 as part of the inaugural UAlbany Showcase Day
  • Budget Summary (including incurred or pending expenses related to the project)
    • This includes both a written explanation of the funding use and itemized expenses
  • Faculty Certification completed by 11:59 PM on Sunday, March 5, 2023

To apply for funding through CURCE, please complete the full application

For information about our generous donors:

Abele Research FundGreenwald Research FundMoyer Research FundSituation Prize for Research (Spring Semester Only), Sorrell Chesin Research Award (Spring Semester Only), Undergraduate Research Scholarships