Note: If you still have questions after reviewing the following information, please contact our Awards Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The GPSG research award is offered through a competitive process for graduate and professional students at Indiana University-Bloomington. A flat award of $1,000 is given to help support research expenses incurred in connection with academic research, such as travel costs related to field, archival or laboratories research, payment for research related services, and purchase of research related supplies.
Note: Expenses that are not supported are typing and duplicating of dissertations, normal living expenses, and travel costs for conferences or workshops.
Projects funded by the Research Award can be conducted at any point during the 2018-2019 academic calendar year (Sept 2018 – Sept 2019).
Research awards are offered in spring semester only.
GPSG Research Awards are merit-based awards. Other funding sources will not be considered as part of the application.
- Full-time enrollment in a graduate or professional degree program at Indiana University at the time of application
- For Research Awards, research had to be conducted during the current school year.
- Must NOT be a member of the GPSG Executive Committee, employee of the GPSG, or an active member of the GPSG Awards Committee reviewing applications for this award.
- Only one application per student will be accepted.
- You may only receive one GPSG Research Award. If you have previously received a GPSG Research Award, you are no longer eligible to apply for this award. You may only receive one GPSG Research Award per academic program.
GPSG Research Awards are considered scholarship money by the Financial Aid office. Please be aware acceptance of this award will impact your financial aid need as calculated by their office
If you are conducting research with another IUB graduate or professional student, only one application may be submitted by one party. No group applications will be accepted. Multiple applications for the same project will not be accepted.
How To Apply
Once you begin the actual application you may not be able to save and come back later. We recommend that you have your materials ready when you begin the application.
Complete the online application form. If your application is submitted correctly you will see a page thanking you for submitting your application.
The 2019 Research Award application deadline is March 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm.
Note: Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted for any reason.
Winners are determined by an double-blind, competitive peer review process. Applicants should note that their applications may not be read by an expert in their fields. Award applications should be written with a general academic audience in mind. Please feel free to reference our Research Grant Review Packet for details on the review process.
If you would like to serve on an Awards Committee, click here for more information.
Previous Award Winners
2018 Research Award Winners
- Nelson Zounlome
- Minchul Kim
- Sean McKinnon
- Amanda Lawnicki
- Yilmaz Koylu
- Xingyue Zong
- Jingjing Han
- Elena Solohin
- Kara Million
- Timothy Fulton
- Denise Ambriz
- Furu Zhang
2017 Research Award Winners
- Kimberly Jenkins, Speech and Hearing
- Hunter Paris, Kinesiology
- Emma Oschrin, Biology
- Sam Cohen, Cognitive Science
- Kristin Kelley, Sociology
- Stephanie Huezo, History
- Niki Fritz, Media School
- Julián Carrillo, Anthropology
- Kathryn Lehman, History
- Lei Wang, Counseling and Educational Psychology
2016 Research Award Winners
- Jeremy Davis, Biology – Evolution Ecology and Behavior
- Wenjing Zheng, School of Education – Curriculum and Instruction
- Alissa Strunk, Political Science
- LaTeeka Gray, Anthropology
- Ryan Lidster, Second Language Studies
- Tenzin Tsepak, Central Eurasian Studies
- Ali Ozes, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Medical Sciences
- Elena Popa, Anthropology
- Jolene Ramsey, Biology
- Stephen Hopkins, English
2015 Research Award Winners
- Charlotte Rammell, Spanish and Portuguese/Cognitive Science
- Elizabeth Zack, Sociology
- Eun Jin Paek, Speech and Hearing Sciences
- Juan Rojas, Folklore and Ethnomusicology
- Natasha Yurk, Sociology/Statistics
- Danielle Daidone, Second Language Studies/Spanish and Portuguese
- Samuel Slowinski, Biology
- Trenton Mize, Sociology/Statistics
- John Kearney, Geology
- Ali Ozes, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
2014 Research Award Winners
- Ozen Bas, Telecommunications
- Thomas Bunting, Arts Administration
- Danielle Diadone, Second Language Studies/Spanish and Portuguese
- Kristin Francoeur, Religious Studies/Gender Studies
- Steven Green, Psychology
- Chelsey Hamm, Music Theory
- Kaeleigh Herstad, Anthropology
- Tamara Kharroub, Telecommunications
- Sarah Monson, Anthropology
- Evanna Singh, Anthropology
2012 Research Award Winners
- Eric Bindler, Folklore
- Eric Carbajal, Spanish & Portuguese
- Anne Marie Guerrettaz, Second Language Studies
- Matthew Hale, Folklore
- Laura Ivins-Hulley, Communication and Culture
- Kristin Jordan, Sociology
- Jerillyn Kent, Psychology
- Ellen Prusinski, Education
- Jeanette Samyn, English
- Nantanoot Suwannawut, Library and Information Science
2011 Research Award Winners
- Amy Gray, Geography
- Jeremy Young, History
- Jessica Hite, Biology
- Lyra Spang, Anthropology
- Ryan Brasher, Political Science
- Cody Behles, Central Eurasian Studies
2010 Research Award Winners
- Shingo Hamada, Anthropology
- Lorenzo Garcia-Amaya, Spanish and Portuguese
- Firat Soylu, Education
- Jackson Ireri, Journalism
- Clark Sage, Anthropology
- Kathryn Macapagal, Psychology