## Undergraduate Research Awards in Mathematics and Statistics

### Objective:

To promote research in Mathematics and Statistics done by undergraduate students.

### Amount:

$500

### Eligibility:

- An award can be given to an undergraduate student majoring in mathematics or a related area that contributed to a research program of a Mathematics and Statistics faculty member.
- A student can receive the award multiple times but at most once per semester (Spring, Summer, Fall).
- One bigger project can be eligible for several research awards, but each award will be given only after finishing a clearly defined and substantial part of the project.

### Timeline:

- There are no fixed deadlines for submissions but only up to 6 awards can be awarded by the department every year.
- A student identifies a faculty mentor(s) he/she is interested working with.
- Together they fill out the application form and submit to Jan Rychtář (rychtar@uncg.edu).
- They work together on the project according to the timeline they specified in the application
- A student presents the work at a conference. Currently, there is OUR Expo in the Spring semester, UNCG RMSC in Fall and REU presentations in Summer.
- The award will be paid at the end of Spring, Summer and/or Fall semester. (after completing and presenting the work)

### Outcomes:

- A required student conference presentation
- A student is encouraged to finish the work on the project by writing Senior thesis, Honors project or a research article.

### Other Funding:

Faculty are strongly encouraged to seek other sources of funding such asApplications for URA or a Research grant could be submitted simultaneously with the application for the URAMS. URAMS can in effect provide funding for the student's work while URA or grant application is in review.

- URSCO URCA managed by the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office
- Regular or Summer Faculty Research grants
- External funding

### Apply:

To apply please fill out and email Jan Rychtář (rychtar@uncg.edu) the PDF form here: http://www.uncg.edu/mat/urams/URAMS_application.pdf

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