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SERC - Undergraduate Grants

SERC provides modest support for a substantial number of research projects involving a CSE undergraduate student and his/her faculty mentor. The grant ranges from $500 to $1,500 depending on the needs of the project.

Fall 2020

  • The deadline for the Fall 2020 round of applications is 4 p.m. on September 18th.
  • Grant awards will be announced no later than May 1, 2020.
  • The grant period begins at the time of the award and expires April 30, 2021.

Purchase Order requests accepted up to April 1, 2021; Invoices and reimbursement requests accepted only to April 30, 2021. Examples of items that the grant can support: specific research materials and supplies; travel related to performing the research.

Examples of items that the grant cannot support: travel to present research; stipends; computers (unless the computer resource is unique and not available at TCU. (See Grant Application Form for more detail).

Each Spring 2020 grant recipient is expected to present research at the 2021 or 2022 CSE Annual Michael and Sally McCracken Student Research Symposium (SRS) and to file a one page summary of their research to SERC no later than May 7, 2021.