The purpose of the Endeavor! Awards is to support the creative and research efforts of undergraduate students. All USI students from all majors are welcome.
Student Collaboration Award
An award to help defray the costs associated with doing research or a creative project: lab work, equipment, materials, and travel to research sites. Students may apply for up to $2,500 through proposals they write with help from faculty mentors. The deadline is the first Friday of the month for the Fall and Spring semesters and the first Friday in April for the summer sessions.
Faculty Collaboration Award
An award to provide funds for faculty to teach students to collaborate in research. Faculty may receive up to $4,000 through the proposals they write. The deadline is the first Friday of the month for the Fall and Spring semesters and the first Friday in April for the summer sessions.
A travel award to help defray costs of presenting a project at an off-campus professional meeting. The deadline is anytime but at least 30 days before the presentation.
Symposium Undergraduate Research and Creative Works
A conference held in late April or early May for the display of student research and creative projects. Any undergraduate may apply. The symposium is sponsored by Vectren Energy Delivery and USI Academic Affairs.