Faculty Student Research Grants (FaStR)

Once again, the WCU Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of $75,000 in new funding for faculty/student research for this academic year.  Open to all faculty members, FaStR Grants support research and scholarly activities conducted by WCU faculty working with undergraduate and/or graduate students.  These 12-18 month awards support collaborative research projects that result in meaningful contributions to faculty member’s respective fields and to their professional development.  Applications are due October 28, 2016. 

In the 2015-2016 year, $72,800 in grant money was awarded to faculty members researching important topics. 

In the photo:  Connor Johnston, a third year student in the 3-2 Physics-Engineering program, is collaborating with Dr. Robert Thornton on building a Fourier Transform Spectrograph. 

Click here to apply for the 2016-2017 Application for FASTR Grants

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