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Undergraduate Student Enhancement Grants

Are you interested in starting a research project, attending a conference or pursuing an internship? If so, we offer a number of Undergraduate Student Enhancement Grants to help support those endeavors. Available grants and the relevant activities supported are listed below.


You can download a copy of the application to use as a reference; however, all applications must be submitted online. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on March 29, 2018.


Note: If you are a Fashion, Dress and Merchandising student interested in applying for Disegno Italia grant, fill out a FDM Travel Fund application.


For more information, call the Office of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at 304.293.2275.



Research Grants

George A. Myles Natural Resources Undergraduate Student Enhancement Grant

Available to undergraduate students in Forest Resources Management, Wood Sciences, Wildlife and Fisheries or Energy Land Management

Want up to $1,000 to work with a faculty member to do undergraduate research in Forest Resources Management, Wood Sciences, Wildlife and Fisheries or Energy Land Management. If you are enrolled in one of these four majors you can apply to attend conferences or to help pay for housing for your summer, fall or spring internship through the generosity of the George A. Myles Foundation. Grants, travel and internship support requests should not exceed $1,500.
 
Emory and Emma Thomas Student Fund

Available to undergraduate students in all Davis College majors (including Biochemistry)

Would you like support to travel to conferences, do undergraduate research, or international travel? Apply for up to $1,000 to fund travel, accommodations, housing or other needs related to the previously mentioned activities.
 
John R. Tschiderer LA Education Experience Fund (LEEF)

Available to undergraduate students in Landscape Architecture

Are you an undergraduate Landscape Architecture student who wants to work with a faculty member to conduct research or do something outside the box? Apply for up to $1,000 in LEEF funding.
 
Thomas Torries Agriculture and Resource Economics Student Actualization Endowment

Available to undergraduate students in Agriculture and Resource Economics, Agribusiness Management or Environmental and Energy Resource Management

If you are an undergraduate student in Division of Resource Economics and Management, you can now apply for funds to travel to conferences, travel abroad or conduct research. Grant requests should not exceed $1,000.
 
Creative Writing Award for LA Students

Available to undergraduate students in Landscape Architecture

If you have a penchant for writing and are majoring in Landscape Architecture, submit your best work online now to compete for the Miller Creative Writing Award. First place winners get $500, while second place winners get $250. Essays should be no more than 750 words.
 
WVIDC Interior Design Performance Award     
  

Available to undergraduate students in Interior Design

If you are a rising senior interior design student in good academic standing and active participants in the American Society of Interior Designers or the current student chapter of any interior design professional organization, you are eligible for funding. Submit a paper outlining your activities in the program, your service to the student chapter, professional plans after graduation as well as your professional portfolio to be considered for an award of up to $2,000.
 
Eugene & Amy Walters International Travel Fund

Available to undergraduate students in all Davis College majors (including Biochemistry)

If you are an undergraduate students seeking funding to study abroad, travel to international conferences or seminars, apply for this award of up to $1,000.

International Travel Funds


Fashion, Dress and Merchandising Travel Fund

Available to undergraduate students in Fashion, Dress and Merchandising

Fashion, Dress and Merchandising students may apply for up to $3,000 to support travel as a part of the Disegno Italia study abroad program in summer 2018. Please fill out the FDM Travel Fund application.
 
Joan Oty Moran Scholarship for Interior Design Students

Available to undergraduate students in Interior Design

If you are an Interior Design major who would like to travel internationally, apply for the Joan Oty Moran Scholarship. The scholarship helps students with financial need and high academic achievement to travel abroad. You can apply for up to $1,000 in scholarship funding.
 
CAFCS International Account

Available to undergraduate students in all Davis College majors (including Biochemistry)

Apply for funding for international travel from any major in the college through the CAFCS International Account. Apply for up to $1,000.
 
Robert H. Maxwell Memorial Travel Endowment

Available to undergraduate students in all Davis College majors (including Biochemistry)

Want funding for international travel expenses to study abroad or for other international enrichment experiences relating to volunteer work or research. First preference for such funds shall be for students traveling to Africa, second preference for students traveling to any other international destinations. Grant requests should not exceed ($1,000)
 
Eugene & Amy Walters International Travel Fund

Available to undergraduate students in all Davis College majors (including Biochemistry)

This Demand Fund shall provide funds to support Davis College students who are traveling internationally. Support can be used, but not limited to, study abroad, travel to international conferences or seminars, research, and more. ($1,000)

Internship Support


Bill and Sandy Coffindaffer Agriculture Internship

Available to undergraduate students in Animal and Nutritional Sciences

Want to work on a WVU Farm this summer? Looking for some farm management experience? Bill & Sandy Coffindaffer established an endowment to help you get a summer internship. If you are a student majoring in Animal & Nutritional Sciences in the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Design who wishes to work in animal sciences following graduation, and have a 2.8 GPA, you could get funding. First preference will be given to WV residents.