The purpose of the OURE Fellows Program is to increase the quality of experiential learning for Missouri S&T students, funding has been made available to support interdisciplinary research projects for undergraduates. "Interdisciplinary" constitutes the combination of two or more academic disciplines or fields of study.
*Please note that this is a competitive program and only up to 6 fellowships will be awarded per academic year.
Read Instructions Below Carefully - Closes March 1st
Application is CLOSED for the FS2023-SP2024 AY
Each applicant must submit a descriptive abstract, Abstract Form
Send abstract to Dedie Wilson at email@example.com by March 8, 2023
*Projects start at the beginning of Fall Semester and end at the conclusion of Spring Semester each Academic Year (no exceptions)
Each participant and faculty sponsor is to:
*The faculty sponsor agrees to supervise the work and certifies the educational value of the proposed project
OURE Fellow Students
Faculty - Will receive up-to $200 in supply money per student
*Note for International Students Regarding OURE Payments:
Generally, a foreign person is subject to U.S. tax on its U.S. source income. Most types of U.S. source income received by a foreign person are subject to U.S. tax of 30%. A reduced rate, including exemption, may apply if there is a tax treaty between the foreign person's country of residence and the United States. The tax is generally withheld (NRA withholding) from the payment made to the foreign person. The term NRA withholding is used in this area descriptively to refer to withholding required under sections 1441, 1442, and 1443 of the Internal Revenue Code. Generally, NRA withholding describes the withholding regime that requires 30% withholding on a payment of U.S. source income and the filing of Form 1042 and related Form 1042-S. Payments to all foreign persons, including nonresident alien individuals, foreign entities and governments, may be subject to NRA withholding.
Arts and Humanities Report Guidelines for 2022-2023
Engineering, Sciences and Social Sciences Report Guidelines for 2022-2023
Each funded project must provide a final report and reflection
Research adviser must submit approved final report & reflection electronically by April 3 to Dedie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Student must have successfully completed an OURE project and must have advisor approval to submit application, there are 5 sections in the form
(section 2) Student Information
First and Last Name, Id Number, S&T Email, GPA, Department, Have you successfully completed an OURE project, Will you graduate FS, Will you be a full time student both semesters
(section 3) Research Advisor Information
First and Last Name, S&T Email, Department, Supply Dollars
(section 4) Research Project Information
Project Title, Short OURE fellows Abstract, Description of Students Role
Offer Letter, Scholarship, and Final Report Information
The Writing Center is a tremendous source for feedback and assistance about your OURE Fellow proposals, reports and reflections. From brainstorming to polishing, the Writing Center can help you at any stage of your writing process. Please visit their website for more information: https://writingcenter.mst.edu/ You can also email them at email@example.com.
The OURE program encourages students to seek research support at the Curtis Laws Wilson Library (https://library.mst.edu/). Research librarians are available to help applicants conduct research in any subject area. Please schedule an appointment at https://library.mst.edu/forms/researchassistancerequestform/.
Proposal and Oral Presentation
Final Report and Oral Presentation
*Please note that judges do not have to award all 6 fellowships
|Projects Titles for 2022-2023|
|Quantifying Nanoparticle Concentration for Legionella Toxicity|
|Non-Food Collection Behaviors of Harvester Ants|
|Nanostructured Metal Selenides for Multifunctioning Non-Enzymatic Biosensors|
Gabrielle Hightower, a senior in biological sciences, advised by Dr. David Westenberg, curators distinguished professor in biological sciences
Dylan Johnson, a senior in biological sciences, advised by Dr. Robin Verble, associate professor of biological sciences
Megan Percy, a senior in chemistry, advised by Dr. Manashi Nath, associate professor of chemistry
Proposals that are not awarded for the OURE Fellows Program will automatically qualify for consideration of the traditional OURE Program
Please note that all OURE Fellow proposals and final reports are ineligible for the competitive Undergraduate Research Conference cash prizes