ACU Internal Grants
ACU students may earn stipends for research or creative work conducted under the guidance of a faculty mentor as part of a grant from the Office of Undergraduate Research, the Honors College, or the Pursuit program. To be eligible for a research stipend, the student must make arrangements with a faculty member, and be listed as a Research Assistant on that faculty member’s grant application. See below for specific requirements on these grant opportunities.
ACU offers a number of grant opportunities to faculty who do scholarly research or creative work.
Aging Studies Grants
Aging Studies grants awarded through the Pruett Gerontology Center are designed to increase the number of undergraduate students working with faculty in research projects that focus on the study of aging. Funding is available to all disciplines and may be used to conduct research or creative endeavors involving the older population of at least 65 years of age.
Cullen Grants are designed to provide summer support for faculty to pursue scholarly research or creative activity. Eligible faculty include all full-time faculty except for those in the Physical Sciences and Mathematics.
Math-Science Grants are designed to provide summer support for faculty to pursue scholarly research or creative activity. Eligible faculty include all full-time faculty in the Physical Sciences and Mathematics.
The purpose of the competitive Pursuit Grants program is to provide funding to support student and faculty research, and to promote research presentation and publication. Full-time, tenure-track faculty may apply for funding to conduct research or creative endeavors.
Undergraduate Research Summer Student Stipend Grants
The purpose of this grant is to encourage participation of undergraduate students in faculty-mentored summer research projects. Any faculty member may apply for up to $1,500 to support a student research assistant.