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Graduate Student Research Grant (G01)

Sponsored By: University of Mississippi, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, the Graduate School and the Graduate Student Council

Key Dates

  1. Release/Posted Date: January 21th, 2015
  2. Application Due Date: March 16th, 2015, by 5:00pm
  3. Application submission at


The Graduate Student Council (GSC) welcomes proposals from currently enrolled graduate students in any discipline. The GSC Research Fund was established to assist ongoing and future graduate student research at the University of Mississippi. The Fund is meant to support research for which departmental funds are not available.

  • Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards:

The GSC will award ten $1000 awards in the spring semester of 2015, to be used during the following academic year. Applications requesting more than $1000 will not be reviewed. Projects requiring more than $1000 for completion will need to note that all amounts above $1000 should be funded through other sources and detail sources of required additional funds (personal, departmental etc.)

  • Budget and Project Period:

The total project period for an application submitted in response to the GSC research grant opportunity may not exceed one year. Direct costs are limited to $1000 over a one-year period.

  • Application Research Description Length:

The G01 application research description section may not exceed 7 pages, including tables, graphs, figures, diagrams, and charts.

  • Eligible Project Principal Investigators (PIs):

Individuals currently enrolled as graduate students in any discipline are invited to submit an application. Previous recipients of the GSC grant are also eligible to apply. However, preference may be given to first-time applicants and those, which have not been previously funded. Graduate students on academic probation, and students graduating in the current or following semester are not eligible to apply.

  • Number of PIs:

No more than one graduate student per award.

  • Number of Applications:

Applicants may only submit one application.