Kell Container Corp. Faculty/Student Collab. Research Schol.

Departments: Research and Sponsored Programs Categories: Research
Amount One award of $2,800.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria

Awarded to an undergraduate student who is involved in faculty/student research collaboration. The recipient will be an undergraduate student with junior or senior standing during the award period, and will have conducted outstanding collaborative research or demonstrated the potential for outstanding research. Students from all disciplines may apply.

The recipient will provide a report by the end of the fall semester indicating progress made on the proposed collaborative research. Positive review of this report will serve as the basis for continued scholarship support during the spring semester.

Application Procedure Go to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network. Complete the Student Research Scholarship Application.
Selection Procedure

This scholarship will be administered by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs under the direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor, who will annually organize a selection committee of faculty members with representation from each college that has applicants in the pool.

The committee will select the recipient on a best-qualified basis and in accordance with donor guidelines established by the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. In the event of a tie between two applicants, the Selection Committee will consider financial need and whether the student is in the College of Business as the determining factors.

Selection Deadline May 1.
Notification The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will notify the recipient prior to the end of each academic year. Since this is one of the most prestigious awards available to students, public recognition of recipients and donors is encouraged during Student Research Day, the Honors Banquet, or other appropriate venues.
Special Notes This scholarship was created and is endowed through the generosity of Kell Container Corporation of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. It will be supplemented with project expenses for a student stipend, supplies, and travel through the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. In addition, the faculty mentor will receive a $2,300 stipend during the project period.