Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU Honors College

For Faculty

Submit an Honors Summer Undergraduate Research Program proposal

Before you submit your proposal to lead a research project at the Honors College Honors Summer Undergraduate Research Program, review the following instructions for submitting online.

  1. The application cannot be saved; you must complete it in one sitting.
  2. You will need the following information to complete the application:
    • A description of the project.
    • The project title, description, research area keywords and any community partners.
    • A description of the role of the undergraduate researcher and details regarding supervision.
    • A description of the educational and experiential benefits the student will gain.
    • A description of how the project will help prepare the student to engage in future scholarly opportunities, such as graduate school.
    • The number of hours per week the student will work.
    • Preferred number of students.
    • Student eligibility requirements, including class level and major.
    • Fiscal administrator contact information.

We hope to offer up to 20 research projects to students and the faculty proposal deadline is January 9, 2015. Proposal received after that date will only be reviewed on an as needed basis. Please, call 828-1803 or email jsmithmason@vcu.edu to see if proposals are still being accepted Jan. 9.