CLP Undergraduate Research Grant

DEADLINE: Friday, September 27, 2017

PROGRAM DATES: mid-October 2017 - June 2018


The Chemistry of Life Processes Institute (CLP) invites NU undergraduates to apply for a $1,000 grant designed to provide a student or team of students with support for multi-disciplinary research with a CLP faculty member.  The funds are designated for the purchase of scientific supplies and registration and travel costs to the Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS) in April. 



  • Students must be current NU undergraduates (preference is given to rising third and fourth year students)
  • Students must conduct their research with a CLP faculty member
  • Students must have previous lab experience

To apply, students should submit the following materials:

  • Completed application form
  • Include a one-page, single-sided proposal describing the type of research in which you would most like to conduct if selected for this program. Use a standard 10-12 point font.

    • One additional page is allowed for including figures and/or references.

  • Letter of recommendation from a CLP faculty member


Application materials can be submitted via email or in person by 5 p.m.:

  • Electronically submitted materials should be sent to Tiffany Ozmina, tiffany [dot] ozmina [at] northwestern [dot] edu.
  • Submit your application materials in person to Silverman Hall 3-601

CLP Faculty may submit the recommendation letter via email to Tiffany Ozmina, tiffany [dot] ozmina [at] northwestern [dot] edu.

A scholar will be named by mid-October.

For additional information about this program, please contact Tiffany Ozmina:
Silverman Hall 3-601
tiffany [dot] ozmina [at] northwestern [dot] edu

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