The Office of Research and Creative Activity thanks you for your interest in ORCA research and travel grants. Read more about the grants here.
Applications for fall grants and year-long fellowships closed on Monday September 25th, 2017. Travel grants can be submitted on a rolling basis but must be in to us at least three weeks prior to travel, however, travel grants have now closed for the 2017-18 academic year.
To apply, students should download a copy of the ORCA Fellowships, Travel & Research Grants Proposal Document. Once this document is completed, it should be submitted to this page, by going to "Author Corner" in the left sidebar and clicking on "Submit Grant Application."
Accepted award funding information will be displayed on this page, including the student's name, faculty mentor name, and a brief student-submitted abstract or summary of the research.
For questions, contact ORCA Info
Grant Applications from 2018
Losing My Religion: Examining the Effects of Religion and Mortality Salience, Thomas DeRossett and Tommy DeRossett
Evaluating the effects of handmade cards on hospitalized patient's health, Abigail Prins and Dina Byers
Grant Applications from 2017
Culture in Chaos: Kyoto in the Warring States Period, Benjamin James Ashby
The Impacts of Short-Term Agricultural Study Abroad Programs, Anthony G. Bittel III
Impact of Family Structure on Economic Activity during the Early Modern Period in England and Scotland, Chloe Chaplin and Kathy Callahan Dr.
DEOMI Organization Climate Survey: An Assessment of Locally Developed Questions, David I. Crittendon
Research Strategies: Why, What, Where, and When, bailey green, MacKenzie Meyers, Whitney Ellington, Mason Robinson, and Christina Grant
Political Affiliation and Attitudes, Jessica Hodges and Jana Hackathorn
Student Engagement and the Reading Classroom, Elizabeth Hunter
Research-Based Reading Strategies: Why, What, Where, When?, Whitney Kilcoyne, Morgan Mayer, Mason Robinson, Bailey Green, and Christina Grant
Imperial Anglicanism in Colonial America, Jack Lee
Research-Based Reading Strategies: Why, What, Where, When?, Morgan Mayer, Bailey Green, Mason Robinson, Christina Grant, and Whitney Kilcoyne
Research Stategies: What, Where, When, How, Mason Robinson, Morgan Mayer, bailey green, Whitney Kilcoyne, and Christina E. Grant
Murray State University Mock Trial Tournament, Kelsey Yates
Grant Applications from 2016
Comparing inner ear morphologies of globicephaline (Odontoceti: Delphinidae: Globicephalinae) dolphins, Abigail Glass, Rachel Ann Racicot, Simon Darroch, and Michelle Casey
Financial Aid as a Recruitment Tool for Transfer Students, Megan Gullett
Transforming Students' Sense of Entitlement Through Engaging Curriculum, Kalyn Niehoff and Miguel Gomez