URA Proposal Information

Before filling out your proposal, please review the following tips.  These are some of the criteria which the URA Selection Committee will use when reviewing proposals.

  • Be specific
  • Do not use acronyms
  • Provide generals terms of the project
  • List special things your student will be doing as part of their URA
  • Contextualize the project (What is the relevance and signifance of this project?)
  • Describe how your student will learn a skill they wouldn't learn otherwise
  • Do not be too technical in your description of the project
  • Explain how you will monitor your student's progress

Below are examples of proposals that were funded by the URA Selection Committee (posted with permission from faculty):