Deadline: Monday, April 1, 2013 at 5:00 pm
The Graduate Faculty Research Assistantship Award (GFRAA) replaces both the Graduate Studies Graduate Research Assistantship (up to $10,000 award) and the Research-related Graduate Student Assistantship (up to $3,000 award) programs.
The GFRAA provides support for full-time faculty members currently employed at FGCU with graduate faculty status to:
1) initiate a new research project or new research area, and
2) involve graduate and/or undergraduate students currently enrolled at FGCU in the a research project.
The GFRAA award amount, up to $10,000, will be provided by ORGS (up to $5,000 per award) and an additional contribution (up to $5,000) from the applicant’s college.
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) supports enrolled FGCU students who wish to attend conferences, workshops, symposia, or special events that enhance the students' education experience andprovide personal and professional development. These ORSP student travel awards are limited to no more than three students per conference and are provided on a first- come, first-serve basis and for as long as funding is available. Funds are provided for presentation of scholarly work at events related to the applicant's field of study. Funds may be used to cover registration, transportation, lodging, and meal allowance costs in accordance with Florida Statute. ORSP staff will work with awardees to complete necessary paperwork. Within thirty days of travel completion, all awardees are required to submit a one-page report to ORSP describing the benefit of the award and the overall experience. Awardees are required to participate in the annual ORSP Research Day event held at the end of each spring semester. For details, visit the ORSP website (http://www.fgcu.edu/ORSP/InternalPrograms.html).