Student Application for the Biology Department 
Vaughan Summer Research Grant

This award is appropriate for any student who plans to carry out biological research with a Biology faculty member in the summer. 

Student Application 

Your faculty mentor (the person in whose lab you will be working) needs to answer a series of questions as well. Please forward the link below to your mentor and double-check to be sure that s/he has submitted the application by the deadline. 

Faculty Questionnaire


Each student who is awarded a grant will receive a $3,000 stipend for eight weeks of full-time (40 hours per week) research during the summer. The student may also receive one course-unit of independent research credit and campus housing (based on double occupancy, for the period of the research work only) at no cost to the student.

Biographical information about Dr. Jim Vaughan, the person for whom this award is named

The deadline for submission of the application is January 28, 2022 at 4:00 pm. You must submit your application in .pdf format via email to Dr. Marten Edwards, Chair of Biology. Please CC yourself on the email so you can be sure the email was received

Application Information.