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SURE in the Arts and Humanities: Student Application

The Arts and Humanities SURE committee seeks applications from students in their first through third year of study at Carthage, and welcomes students from any of the majors offered by the division.

Application to the Arts and Humanities SURE program requires prior approval from a faculty mentor.

Application deadline is April 3, 2017.
Only complete applications will be considered.
Funded projects will be announced April 21, 2017.

You must have approval before you apply to SURE.
For most research in the natural and social sciences, as well as much work in the humanities, this section should include your research question and working hypothesis. In the fine arts, this section should explain the nature of the activity you intend to undertake. Explain how your work will add to the body of human knowledge and/or artistic expression. This section should illustrate your knowledge of the subject matter, to show how your work will fit in with existing work in the same field.
Your methodology will be discipline specific. If this is a facilitative project, please allow your faculty mentor to guide you to ensure the methodological soundness of your project. In this section, please clarify where your scholarly activity will take place and how you and your faculty mentor intend to work together. There is an expectation that faculty and student partners should meet, either virtually or in person, at least weekly.
In this section, you should explain what you expect to come from your scholarly activity. A paper? A short story? A documentary film? There is an expectation for SURE projects to be published in some form. Please include the form(s) of publication you intend to pursue (conferences, journals, exhibitions, performances, poster sessions, etc.)
If relevant, please include a categorized list of the kinds of expenses you will incur as a result of your scholarly activity (travel, equipment, etc.), together with estimated costs, and how you intend to pursue funding for your project.

 

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