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Student Researcher with faculty advisor Ryan Jackson

Undergraduate Research Minigrant Program

Minigrant Specifications

Each year ten minigrants are awarded to undergraduate students that apply for the grant. The award period will be for one semester: Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022.

Includes College of Science stipend of $750 plus department-matched funds of $250 for a total of $1000.

Eligibility Criteria

Sophomores, juniors, or seniors with a declared major in the College of Science.

Faculty research mentor at Utah State University (letter of support required).

Preference will be given to applicants who are pursuing their first research experience.


Contact Dr. Michelle Baker at


The 2021 minigrant application was available from February 1 through April 16, 2021.


Applications due April 16, 2021