Supported by generous sponsors and donors, SCICU awarded $90,000 in research grants to undergraduate student researchers in early 2017. Project funding was determined via rigorous independent professional evaluation of proposals. The 2017 research activities commenced in April and concluded in December.
A list of SCICU undergraduate research projects funded in 2017 may be viewed here. Twenty projects focused on scientific research, and another 11 projects examined historical and social topics.
SCICU recognizes the following individuals, companies, and entities for their financial support of the 2017 Undergraduate Student/Faculty Research program:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC
Bryan Family Foundation Endowment
Mrs. Joan S. Coker
The Daniel-Mickel Foundation
Milliken & Company
Mills B. Lane Memorial Foundation
SC Independent Colleges and Universities, Inc. Endowment Fund
Proposals for 2018 undergraduate student/faculty research projects are being received by SCICU now and will be evaluated for funding.