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Internal Awards


Small Grant for Preliminary Study (SGPS) An external grant application becomes more competitive by including “Preliminary Study” in the proposal. SGPS provides seed money to produce preliminary data for the feasibility study, proof-of-concept, etc. The goal of SGPS is to strengthen faculty's external grant applications and lead to securing funding from external sponsoring agencies.

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Undergraduate Student Scholarship Support Award (USSSA), jointly sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Scholarship (OUS) and the ORGS, provides grants in support of undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative endeavors. USSSA supports and advances faculty research as well as enriches the student-centered learning environment. It is available to promote undergraduate student research participation across all academic disciplines at FGCU.

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