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WTAMU Research: Grants

Classroom Research

Killgore Faculty Research
and
Graduate Student Research
Grant Programs

Each fall semester the Killgore Research Committee requests proposals for the Killgore Faculty Research (KFR) and Graduate Student Research (GSR) grant program. Generally, faculty awards are made in the amount of $5,000 or less. Student grants are limited to $3,500.


WTAMU's 2015-2016 Killgore Faculty Research Grant Awardees

Brock Blaser - Evaluating Sorghum and Millet for Forage Production and Quality $4,998

Donna Byers - Resveratrol as an Alternative Treatment for Human Uveitis $4,992

Maxine De Butte - Effects of Chronic Melatonin Pretreatment of the Neural and Behavioral Consequences of Global Ischemia in Male Gerbils $4,968

Chad Holliday - Alternative Methods & Technologies: Interdisciplinary, New Mediums, Green Technologies and Safety $3,809

Oliver Mulamba - Nano-fluids for the Deactivation of Bacterial Bioagents $5,000

Jonathan Revett - WTAMU Mural Squad Research and Development $2,500

Leslie Salazar - Evaluating a Webnovela's Effectiveness for HPV Vaccine Promotion among Latinas $2,000

J. Arn Womble and Kenneth Leitch - New Platforms for 3D-Reality Capture in Wind Damage Assessment $4,995

Jason Yarbrough - Novel Zinc Catalysts for the Copolymerization of CO2 and Epoxides $4,946


WTAMU's 2015-2016 Graduate Student Research Grant Awardees

   College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Michelle Caruana - Herpetofauna Response to Controlled Burning $2,997

Ashley Coffman - Development of Genetic Diagnostic Protocols in PPID-Positive Equines $3,482

Logan Ediger - Niche Overlap in a Coastal Wetland Aquatic Snake Community $3,479

Caroline Ellison - Seasonal Dietary Overlap between Texas Panhandle Pronghorn and Cattle $3,000

Dustin Sanchez - Testing Halophytic Switchgrasses for Brine Contaminated Soil Remediation $3,500

Hame Abdou Kadi Kadi - Efficacy of Botanicals to Control Maize Weevils in Stored Sorghum Grain $3,498

Cassie Kirk - Variation in Age Distribution of Coyotes in the Texas Panhandle $2,999

Trevor McVay - Regional Variation in Yellow Mud Turtle Demography in Texas $2,994

Samuel Mwangi - Systematics, GIS and Niche Modeling of East African Scorpion Fauna $3,500

Rachel Paladino - Equine Uveitis Treatment with Trans-Resveratrol $3,499

Maria Pantazi - Mercury Bioaccumulation in an Important Fish Species of Bulgaria $3,500

Steven Romo - Patterns of Variation in Greater Roadrunner Diet $3,000

Bret Scheve - Antimicrobial Effect on Escherichia coli $3,399

Erica Thomas - Genetic Comparison of Porcupines along Two Texas Panhandle River Drainages $3,500

   College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Jon McGuire - Tempo v. Speed Pushups: Implications for all Populations $1,268

Hannah Clark - Upper Extremity Range of Motion of Track and Field Throwing Athletes $360

   Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities

Carlos Aguirre-Collahuazo - Descriptive Research of the Cultural Experiences of International Students $1,981


Information for grant applicants:

Killgore Faculty Research grants are available for all disciplines and are geared toward the discovery of new knowledge leading to publication, performance or exhibition appropriate to the applicant's discipline. Including students in the project is encouraged. These proposals also impact the Panhandle of Texas directly and, secondarily, the state.

Graduate Student Research grants are open to all disciplines and are meant to educate the recipient in the philosophies, techniques and tools of research through the discovery of new knowledge leading to publication, performance or exhibition appropriate to the applicant's discipline. Funding may be used to support the recipient's thesis or dissertation research.

Questions about applying for one of these grants may be directed to Internal Grants Administrator Steve McLean via email, by phone at 806-651-2983, or in person at his office in the Killgore Research Center, Room 176.

WTAMU Mission Statement (linked here) must be addressed in the proposal.


2015-2016 GUIDELINES AND FORMS

FACULTY - GUIDELINES AND FORMS
KILLGORE FACULTY RESEARCH

CHOOSE ONE OF THE NEXT TWO, ACCORDING TO YOUR DISCIPLINE:

1) KFR Traditional Research Proposal and Assembly Instructions and Samples (PDF)

2) KFR Creative Arts Proposal and Assembly Instructions and Samples (PDF)

FOLLOWING THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS, DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:

1) KFR Coversheet, Research Narrative, Bibliography, and Budget Justification (WORD)

2) KFR Budget (EXCEL)

FOR LATER USE:
1) KFR Final Report Form (WORD)

STUDENTS -  GUIDELINES AND FORMS
GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH

CHOOSE ONE OF THE NEXT TWO, ACCORDING TO YOUR DISCIPLINE:

1) GSR Traditional Research Proposal and Assembly Instructions and Samples (PDF)

2) GSR Creative Arts Proposal and Assembly Instructions (PDF)

FOLLOWING THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS, DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:

1) GSR Coversheet, Research Narrative, Bibliography, and Budget Justification (WORD)

2) GSR Budget (EXCEL)

FOR LATER USE:
1) GSR Final Report Form (WORD)