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UConn IDEA Grant Information Session

Monday, November 9, 2015
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
Gentry 203

Funding of up to $4000 per student is available through the UConn IDEA Grant to support self-designed projects including:

• Artistic endeavors

• Community service initiatives

• Entrepreneurial ventures

• Research projects

• Creative and innovative student-driven projects

Undergraduates in all majors at all UConn campuses can apply.

Applications are accepted from individuals and from small groups who plan to work collaboratively on a project.

Attend the information session to learn more about the UConn IDEA Grant and to hear from students who have been awarded UConn IDEA Grants to support their projects.

Application Deadlines:

• Summer Funding Deadline: Friday, December 11, 2015

• Academic Year Funding Deadline: Monday, March 14, 2016

Advising appointments are also available with program coordinator Melissa Berkey to discuss the UConn IDEA Grant and your project ideas. Appointments can be scheduled via AdvApp (under “Enrichment Programs”). More information on the UConn IDEA Grant can be found at

This workshop is coordinated by the Office of Undergraduate Research. Attending this event counts toward Sophomore Honors.


Melissa Berkey,, 860-486-5189

Office of Undergraduate Research (primary), Careers for the Common Good, Center for Career Development, Honors Program, Neag School of Education, Psychology - Undergraduate Program, School of Nursing, UConn Master Calendar

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