In order for a proposal to be reviewed, the student and the proposal must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Student has completed at least 60 credit hours (at start of research)
  • Major discipline encompasses project discipline
  • Student has a cumulative GPA of 3.0*
  • Faculty sponsor has agreed to mentor

If you have met these requirements, please begin your proposal. To help you complete your proposal, please view the Outline page. Once you have completed, read over the Reviewer's Guidelines for Qualified Applicants to make sure your proposal is ready. Please submit your completed three-part proposal in addition to your application to You will find the application on the bottom of Student Research Home. 


Here are a few examples of Student Research proposals.

Click on the link to view:


Science Proposal





*GPA Exceptions can be made by the approval of faculty and the committee