2013 Summer Scholars and Artists Program Application
All application materials must be submitted to the Undergraduate Research Center Office (College-in-the-Woods Library, Room 107) no later than 4 p.m., February 8, 2013. E-mail application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please address questions to Janice McDonald at email@example.com. Decisions will be made no later than mid-March.
1. Part A – Information on the applicant and the faculty mentor, completed and supplied by the student applicant.
2. Part B – Student information, completed and submitted by the student applicant.
3. Part C – Faculty mentor information and letter of recommendation, completed and submitted separately by the faculty mentor.
4. An additional letter of recommendation submitted by a faculty member or other professional in the field familiar with the applicant's research/creative work.
Part A: Information on the applicant and the faculty mentor.
Please supply the information requested on one sheet of paper – it will be the first page of your application.
Number of credits earned toward graduation by the end of the spring 2013 semester:
Title of research/creative activity:
A limited number of supplemental housing awards will provide free on-campus housing to SSAP participants. Would you like to be considered for one of these awards? Yes or No
(Note: the housing award does not include meal service, which is limited in summer.)
Directions: Parts A and B of this application must be completed by the student. Part C of this application should be completed by the faculty mentor.
Part B. Student information
1. Describe your proposed research project or creative activity. (Limit your answer to 500 words or less).
2. Describe the approach/method you will use to carry out your proposed project or creative activity. Explain why this is a reasonable approach with the potential to produce successful completion of the project. (Limit your answer to 250 words or less).
3. Describe any relevant preliminary work accomplished and/or experience(s) that have prepared you for conducting this proposed activity.
4. Describe how your involvement in this project fits into your future academic plan and/or research agenda. (Limit your answer to 250 words or less).
5. Include a résumé with your application materials.
6. Indicate whether your proposed research involves the use of human participants.
If your project involves human participants, research will not be authorized nor any awarded fellowship funds distributed until the HSRRC has reviewed and approved the research protocol and informed consent has been obtained. Please see Human Subjects Research and Compliance for additional information.
Binghamton University has established the Human Subjects Research Review Committee (HSRRC) as the institutional review board (IRB) responsible for the institution's obligations to review research involving human subjects. All research projects involving human subjects conducted by University faculty, staff and students or done under the sponsorship or auspices of the institution must be reviewed and approved by the HSRRC. This includes research involving subjects from outside the University and research which is not funded.
Part C. Faculty mentor (information submitted directly by the faculty mentor)
1. Describe how you plan to mentor (support) the student throughout the proposed activity. Be very specific about how many times per week you plan to meet with your student and describe how you will monitor your student's progress. (Limit your answer to 500 words or less).
2. Attach a brief statement describing any previous and current scholarly activities that include undergraduate students.
3. Attach a letter of recommendation for your student.
Please submit all application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org, by February 8, 2013.