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These one-year awards are available on a competitive basis to undergraduates conducting research, scholarly, or creative projects under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Awards include a grant of up to $1,500 to pay for expenses and a 10-hour undergraduate assistantship for fall and spring semester during the award term. Project funding begins in July. Students may apply as individuals or as teams of two or more.
As a condition of the award, recipients are required to present a poster detailing their research findings or creative achievements at the <Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Forum> held in late March or early April.
The 2014 REACH competition opens on Sunday, December 1, 2013. The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2014. You must submit your application as a single pdf document in SIU Online (https://online.siu.edu) . The <Individual Application Packet> and <Team Application Packet> as well as <Guide to Completing a Successful Application> for the 2014 competition are available for review.