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Office for Research and Graduate Education

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Undergraduate Student Investigators

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IGP undergraduate competition


  • Provide undergraduate students with an opportunity to gain experience with research methods in food, agriculture, environmental sciences, human ecology and related social sciences.
  • Stimulate faculty-undergraduate student collaborations and mentoring of students by CFAES faculty.
  • Help identify students who have the potential for graduate school and research careers.

To be eligible for this program, students must:

  • Be enrolled throughout the duration of the project as a student in CFAES.
  • Have a primary faculty advisor with a CFAES appointment.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Have completed the first year of studies.
  • Students are eligible to receive only one undergraduate grant.

Proposals for FY 2023 are due Friday, December 16, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

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Interested in learning more about the CFAES Office for Research & Graduate Education Internal Grants Program (IGP) for undergraduate students? These sessions will introduce you to the program, eligibility requirements, submission portal, and application and review processes. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

Tuesday, November 15 from 10:30-11:30 AM – Register Now 
Wednesday, November 16 from 9:00-10:00 AM – Register Now 
Thursday, November 17 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM – Register Now