Appalachian State University supports faculty and students working collaboratively with the community. Community-Based Research encourages projects that engage and enhance an issue within the community. The Office of Civic Engagement and the Office of Student Research (OSR) encourage students and faculty to apply for funding specific to research or creative endeavors conducted with the community. All currently enrolled Appalachian undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Grants are available for up to $500 for a single student or $1000 for a student group of which are working with a faculty mentor and community partner. The Community Based Research Grants are NOT designed to cover costs associated with class projects, class assignments or any activities that are associated with traditional “in the classroom course. These Community Based Research (CBR) Grants are designed to fund costs associated with outside of the classroom, faculty-mentored, student-based research projects or creative endeavors.
The deadline to apply for a Community-Based Research Grant is Wednesday, February 8 2017. Please click here to apply.
Any questions can be directed to the Office of Student Research at 828-262-7655.