President's Undergraduate Summer Research
Each spring semester the Killgore Research Committee requests proposals for the President's Undergraduate Summer Research Grant Program. Generally, awards are made in the amount of $3,500 or less and are available for all disciplines. Faculty should notify students of this opportunity.
Eligibility: These grants are restricted to WTAMU students who are in good standing at the time of the project and are being advised in their research by a WTAMU faculty member. Student proposals will not be considered without a faculty sponsor.
Proposals must follow the proposal instructions below to be considered for funding. Links to the instructions and required forms can be found below.
Questions may be emailed to Grant Coordinator Steve McLean, or you may call Steve at 806-651-2983, or come by his office in the Killgore Research Center, Room 176. Termination of the student’s relationship with WTAMU will result in the termination of the grant.
International travel cannot be funded through this program. No course credit is provided for any internal grant program.
Josh Dye - "Effects of Established Oil Pads on Herpetofauna Communities"
Lance White - "The Ion Chromatography Profiles of Water Samples in the Panhandle"
Kendra Cox - "Does Customer Loyalty Pay, or Are You Paying for Customer Loyalty?"
Madison Gavette - "Observed Chemoresistance Attributed to Upregulation of Serine/Threonine Kinase Akt"
Stephen Van Derbeck - "Mechanism of Action for 1-DHEA, a Controversial OTC Prohormone Supplement"
Jamie Farren - "Methane Production/pH in Scraped Dry-lot Substrates in Non-heated Bioreactors"
James Ritter - "Pi in the Sky"
John Mulloy, Tanner Devenney, Zhitao Xie - "Design, Construction and Operation of a Supercritical Dryer"
CHOOSE ONE OF THE NEXT TWO, ACCORDING TO YOUR DISCIPLINE:
1) USR Traditional Research Proposal Instructions, Assembly Instructions and Samples (PDF)
2) USR Creative Arts Proposal and Assembly Instructions and Samples (PDF)
FOLLOWING THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS, DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:
1) USR Coversheet, Research Narrative, References Cited, and Budget Justification (WORD)
2) USR Budget (EXCEL)
FOR LATER USE:
1) USR Final Report Form (WORD)