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Undergraduate Grants

APPLICATION IS LIVE!

Are you interested in starting a research project, attending a conference or pursuing an internship? If so, we offer a number of Undergraduate Student Enhancement Grants to help support those endeavors. Available grants and the relevant activities supported are listed below. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis

For more information, email Morgan Haas.

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Farm Credit of the Virginias Value-Added Opportunity Fund
Available to Davis College undergraduate and graduate students

This fund was created to support value-added experiences for students, including but not limited to assisting students with educational travel, providing internship stipends, student salaries and fringes, study abroad opportunities, developing entrepreneurial endeavors, holding events or paying salaries and fringes for student workers. Apply for up to $1000 in funding.

George A. Myles Natural Resources Undergraduate Student Enhancement Grant

Available to undergraduate students in Forest Resources Management, Wood Sciences, or Energy Land Management

Want up to $1,500 to work with a faculty member to do undergraduate research in Forest Resources Management, Wood Sciences, or Energy Land Management? If you are enrolled in one of these three majors you can apply to fund research projects, attend conferences, or a fall or spring internship through the generosity of the George A. Myles Foundation. Grants, travel and internship support requests should not exceed $1,500. Preference to rising Juniors and Seniors.
 
Emory and Emma Thomas Student Fund
Available to undergraduate students in all Davis College majors (including Biochemistry)

Would you like support to travel to conferences, do undergraduate research, or international travel? Apply for up to $1,000 to fund travel, accommodations, housing or other needs related to the previously mentioned activities.
 
John R. Tschiderer LA Education Experience Fund (LEEF)
Available to undergraduate students in Landscape Architecture

Are you an undergraduate Landscape Architecture student who wants to work with a faculty member to conduct research or do something outside the box? Apply for up to $1,000 in LEEF funding.
 
Thomas Torries Agriculture and Resource Economics Student Actualization Endowment
Available to undergraduate students in Agriculture and Resource Economics, Agribusiness Management or Environmental and Energy Resource Management

If you are an undergraduate student in Division of Resource Economics and Management, you can now apply for funds to travel to conferences, travel abroad or conduct research. Grant requests should not exceed $1,000.
 
Creative Writing Award for LA Students
Available to undergraduate students in Landscape Architecture

If you have a penchant for writing and are majoring in Landscape Architecture, submit your best work online now to compete for the Miller Creative Writing Award. First place winners get $500, while second place winners get $250. Essays should be no more than 750 words.
 
Fashion, Dress, and Merchandising Travel Fund 
Available to undergraduate FDM students

This fund is specifically for FDM students who are seeking financial support to participate in the NY Study Tour and Disegno Italia.

WVIDC Interior Design Performance Award     
Available to undergraduate students in Interior Design

If you are a rising senior interior design student in good academic standing and active participants in the American Society of Interior Designers or the current student chapter of any interior design professional organization, you are eligible for funding. Submit a paper outlining your activities in the program, your service to the student chapter, professional plans after graduation as well as your professional portfolio to be considered for an award of up to $2,000.