UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Frequently Asked Questions

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While we have made every effort to provide accurate information in these FAQs, please contact the URSCA Office for guidance on specific questions if they are not answered below.


I would like to conduct an URSCA project, how can I receive funding?

Apply for an URSCA grant!  Check out Funding Sources on the URSCA webpage to learn more about grant opportunities.  

Can I get an URSCA grant to complete a music, art, or other creative project?

Absolutely!  We have funded some wonderful creative projects, for example, new geoglazing techniques, innovative painting, oral histories and audio portraits of musicians.  We are happy to fund more such projects.  Undergraduates from all disciplines are encouraged to apply!  

My research involves human subjects, e.g. using surveys for data collection, should I be aware of anything?

We advise you to review the policies and procedures established by the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRB).  Proper procedures must be followed and will likely require a research protocol approved by IRB.  This information can be found on the UWRF Grants and Research webpage.

My research involves animal subjects, should I be aware of anything?

We advise you to review the policies and procedures established by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).  Proper procedures must be followed and will likely require a research protocol approved by IACUC.  This information can be found on the UWRF Grants and Research webpage.

How do I receive the funding from my awarded grant?

To receive payment for the award, review your award letter and the policies and procedures for your awarded grant.  Find more information on each grant by visiting their webpage:

Falcon Travel Grant

Undergraduate Stipends and Expenses Grant

URSCA Course Redesign Grant

URSCA Mentor Travel Grant


Can I get assistance creating my research poster for a presentation?

Yes!  We hold workshops throughout the year to support UWRF undergraduate researchers and their faculty mentors to introduce methods and concepts of URSCA components.  Past and future topics are: poster making, research ethics, and grant writing.  For more details, visit URSCA Workshops on the URSCA webpage for more details.  

Questions?

Contact the URSCA Officemail!