Science & Research

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

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Grants to Institutions for Student Programs

Governor’s School for Math and Science Grants

These grants provide funding to support residential summer programs for middle school students to explore scientific research. The program is jointly supported by the Division of Science and Research and the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts

Eligibility:  All four-year institutions of higher education and non-profit educational organizations in West Virginia are eligible. 

 

 


 

 

STEM Fellows Program

This grant program helps recruit and support outstanding graduate students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. Block grants are awarded to institutions for the purpose of providing fellowships to graduate students. 

Eligibility:  Full-time faculty, deans and academic administrators at West Virginia University and Marshall University are eligible. 

The most recent STEM Fellows program announcement and request for proposals can be downloaded here.

 

 


 

 

SURE Program

These grants help colleges and universities provide Summer/Semester Research Experiences to undergraduates in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. Block grants are awarded for the purpose of providing small research stipends to undergraduate students. 

Eligibility:  Full-time faculty, deans and academic administrators at all four-year institutions of higher education in West Virginia are eligible. 

The most recent SURE program announcement and request for proposals can be downloaded here.

 

 


 

Underrepresented Research Scholars Program

This program supports the meaningful involvement of outstanding underrepresented students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) research at the undergraduate level. Women, underrepresented racial/ethnic minorities (Hispanic/Latino; American Indian or Alaskan Native; Black or African American, and Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander), people with disabilities and first-generation/low socioeconomic status students may participate.  

Eligibility:  Tenure-track or research faculty at all four-year institutions of higher education in West Virginia are eligible. 

The most recent Underrepresented Research Scholars program announcement and request for proposals can be downloaded here.