Monthly Archives: March 2012

March 14, 2012

Call for Proposals — Summer / Fall 2012 Grants-In-Aid-of-Scholarship and Research

The Office of Student Research is now accepting Grants-In-Aid-of-Scholarship and Research (GIASR) applications for research and creative activities to be conducted during the Summer or Fall 2012 semesters. The purpose of these grants is to promote a culture of research, scholarship and creative activity at Truman while providing flexibility to accommodate different research styles and requirements. Projects supported by this program should involve original ideas but may encompass a variety of activities including obtaining preliminary data or information, exploring new topics, and continuing ongoing projects. The OSR anticipates awarding 5-8 GIASR grants (up to $750 each) per semester depending on availability of funds.

Students must be current Truman undergraduates or graduate students and be mentored by a Truman faculty member. Grant applications may request up $750 and can cover student stipends as well as supplies and travel to conduct the research. Complete guidelines can be found at the Office of Student Research website

All students that wish to be considered for GIASR Summer 2012 or Fall 2012 funding should submit applications online at by Wednesday, April 11, 2012 11:59 pm.

Please email any questions about the Office of Student Research programs to