MSE Internal Research Grant Opportunities
The David O. McKay School of Education (MSE) provides multiple grant opportunities to faculty and students. The MSE works with other units on campus such as Graduate Studies and the Office of Research and Creative Activities to provide research awards. Several other research grants available through BYU are listed below under “Important Dates and Deadlines.”
Internal Research Grant Opportunities Calendar
|Oct. 24, 2013||Mentoring Environments Grant (MEG) competition for faculty||Up to $20,000 awarded. Approximately 100 proposals will be awarded.
Information and application on MEG website.
Awards announced late December 2013.
|Oct. 25, 2013||Mentored Undergraduate Researcher program (MUR)||300 hours of research assistance by an undergraduate student per year.
Information and application on MUR website.
Awards announced mid November 2013.
|Oct. 31, 2013||Office of Research and Creative Activities (ORCA) undergraduate research awards (students apply with a faculty member agreeing to mentor)||$1,500 for student
$300 for mentor
Information and application on ORCA website.
Awards will be announced in early February 2014.
|Nov. 15, 2013
Aug 31, 2015
|MSE Research Grant (MSE faculty) Guidelines
|1-year or 2-year grants for up to $20,000 in 2013 calendar year and up to $20,000 in 2014. Information available on MSE Research Grants Guidelines document. Use the Proposal Template to submit your application. Final reports are due approximately 1 year following expiration of research funding.|
|January 2014||Graduate Studies Fellowship Award (graduate students only)||Information and application on the ORCA website.|
MSE Supported Conferences
McKay School of Education Mentored Research Conference: April 2014
The purpose of the Mentored Research Conference is to showcase the research projects of McKay School undergraduate and graduate students who have been mentored by faculty. The conference is held each year. Presentations are poster-style.
McKay School of Education 3-minute Thesis (3MT) Presentation Competition: February 2014
Individual colleges within BYU will hold their own competitions near the beginning of Winter semester to determine which two competitors (per college) will advance to the university-wide competition, which will be held February 26, 2014. The competitor who wins first will receive $5,000, second place will receive $2,500, third place will receive $1,000, and the people’s choice will win $1,000.
Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research
Each year, students and mentors in Utah gather from across the state to share academic, research, and creative activities with oral presentations and posters. BYU is hosting the conference this year. MSE students and their mentors are encouraged to participate.
Important Dates and Deadlines
Important dates and deadlines "at-a-glance" are included in the following three documents. They include dates and events related to:
MSE research grants and conferences,
BYU grants, workshops, and conferences,
Institutional Review Board due dates,
Rank and Status due dates,
Graduate Studies grants and awards,
Graduate Studies graduation deadlines.
Research Procedures and Information