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Research Grants

The Honors College welcomes grant applications to support research and creative work towards the completion of the Honors Capstone project. Please note that grant requests should not exceed $3000.

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Applicant must have sophomore/ junior/ senior standing- Applicant must be a current UW Honors College student in good standing- Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher-Applicant must be working under the mentorship of a UW faculty member or a Honors College approved mentor 

Evaluation Criteria

Grant proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria: 

  • IMPACT- Has the student provided a convincing argument that the project will contribute to their own scholarly and/or artistic development and that the project could have an important impact in their field? 

  • PURPOSE- Is the purpose of the project clearly defined and articulated? METHOD- Does the plan for the project seem feasible and allow the student to reach the objective(s)? 

  • BUDGET- Are the expenses for the project clearly outlined, justified, and reasonable? 


About the Grants

  • Grant funds will be dispersed in the form of reimbursement or direct bill payment through, and at the discretion or, the Honors College 

  • All grant reimbursement receipts MUST be turned in to the Honors College business office within 60 days of the expenditure or completion of travel.  Receipts turned in after 60 days cannot be guaranteed reimbursement.

  • Grant applications must be submitted on an individual (per student) basis, even if the project is a collaboration with other students.

Upon Completion of Project

 Grant recipients will be expected to submit the following to the Honors College:

  • Written summary of the project (less than 300 words), including how the funds helped attain project goals

  • Photo of recipient and/or the project for use by the Honors College.

Contact Us

The Honors College

Guthrie House

1200 Ivinson St.

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: 307-766-4110

Fax: 307-766-4298


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