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UConn IDEA Grant Information Session

Friday, November 4, 2016
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Storrs Campus
Rowe 420

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

• Artistic and creative endeavors

• Community service initiatives

• Entrepreneurial ventures and prototype development

• 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 upcoming information sessions to learn more about the UConn IDEA Grant program.

Information Sessions:

• Thursday, November 3, 4:00-5:00pm, Gentry 246

• Friday, November 4, 3:30-4:30pm, Rowe 420

Application Deadlines:

• Summer 2017 Funding Deadline: Monday, December 19, 2016

• 2017-18 Academic Year Funding Deadline: Monday, March 13, 2017

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.


Melissa Berkey,, 860-486-5189

Office of Undergraduate Research (primary), CAHNR Academic Programs, Center for Career Development, Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Honors Program, Rainbow Center, UConn Master Calendar

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