Student Travel Funds
Whether you're a current, returning or prospective student at Eastern Michigan University, the College of Arts and Sciences welcomes you and your interest in becoming part of our student community.
CAS is one of the most vast and diverse Colleges at EMU, currently boasting more than 125 programs of study. These programs range from biology, psychology, math and geography to world languages, computer science, art and criminology--reflecting not only the diversity of our faculty, staff, students and their interests, but also the range of research, resources and knowledge our College has to offer.
Those who graduate with degrees from CAS often enter field-related jobs in business, industry, government and community agencies: fields full of opportunity for promising individuals.
Please take the time to consider our many departments as you move forward with your academic career.
The College is pleased to offer some funding support for student travel related to research and creative activity:
The Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program (URSP) is intended to facilitate research partnerships between undergraduate students and faculty. Student awardees will receive a $2,000 fellowship in support of their research efforts. This award is in the form of credit to the student's university account. To complete the online application, click here.
2016 URSP Recipients and Faculty Mentors
Kristina Borneman, Psychology, "An Analysis of Physical and Psychological Intimate Partner Violence within Expecting Mothers' Internal Working Models." Faculty mentor: Alissa Huth-Bocks, Psychology
Anna Elkins, Music, "Exploring Sound and Color in Impressionistic Art and Debussy's 'Preludes.'" Faculty mentor: Joel Schoenhals, Music and Dance
Anjali Martin, International Affairs, "Personal Security and Access: Overcoming Obstacles to Educating Young Girls. A Case Study in Mthenara, Malawi." Faculty mentor: Richard Stahler-Sholk, Political Science.
Hokyung Shin, Chemistry, "A Closer Look at the Reactivity of the a,B-Unsaturated Carbonyl System of Chalcones." Faculty mentor: Ingo Janser, Chemistry.
Student Leadership 2016-2017
The College has designated student representatives to the Student Leader Group, who report to the Board of Regents, and to Graduate Council, the faculty input body who advises Faculty Senate and the Associate Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research: